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Medford Camp Fire Girls. The future historian of Medford will find he has a task on his hands to enumerate the various social and fraternal organizations that have been or are existent at the time of his writing. Not so Mr. Brooks in 1855. His list included but three—Sons of Temperance, Masons, and the Medford Salt-marsh Corporation. Today their name is Legion, for they are many. At the present time the spirit of organization is everywhere. The young people have caught it, and the wide-spread helpful influence of the Boy Scouts is everywhere felt. As a bit of current history we wish to mention another which has obtained place in Medford, that of the Camp Fire Girls. In a previous issue the Register has told of their visit to the Historical rooms and of their lighting of our initial (matchless) fire on the Society's hearthstone. On a recent occasion they were again both our guests and entertainers. One of their number, delegated to do so, told of their aim to live up to
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 22., Medford a century ago—1819. (search)
Monroe was president of the United States and Gen. John Brooks of Medford governor of Massachusetts, having b those younger children must be established, one at Brooks' corner [High and Woburn streets] and the other on nteen as under four. But the needed schoolhouse at Brooks' corner remained a need for twenty years more. Theh for information we had overlooked the fact that Mr. Brooks in his history had presented the disbursements of the town record from which we have quoted: From Brooks' History,p. 119: Minister's salary and grant of wothe singers100.00 ——— 4,418.77 According to Mr. Brooks, the item of support of poor is even arger than ter the summer term, and it was all in the family at Brooks' corner,—and the old house, having taken a new leasghouse. No pipe-organ in Medford then. We quote Mr. Brooks, p. 492, under date of 1810: Medford had a laried on the second verse and again broke down. General Brooks could not endure it any longer; and he rose i