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Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Historical Sketch of the old Middlesex canal. (search)
is now situated, passing through Gibson's lock and the aqueduct over the Mystic river, at a point where the new stone bridge now is, then turning to the east the canal passed under the bridge of the Lowell road,—the wing walls of this bridge are yet plainly visible,—and on past the Royall House, where the canal passed under Main street and sent off a branch to the river, for the benefit of the ship-yards of Medford and Charlestown; and so on through the Mystic trotting park to the base of Winter hill, Somerville. From this point the canal followed the line of the high land around to the short bend in the Mystic river, where Dunning's coal wharf is at present located; then to the south, through nearly the centre of the Broadway park; around the base of Mount Benedict,—now nearly dug away,—across the foot of Austin street, where the gate-house may still be seen; then nearly parallel to Main street, Charlestown, to the Neck, where it passed under Main street, through a lock and into th
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Committees appointed for the school outside the Neck, together with the annual appropriations. (search)
wn was to expend it upon the poor. May 13, 1745, he offered £ 30 for the poor within the Neck, and £ 80 for the use of the school without the Neck. Frothingham's History, under date of this year, wrongly states that the gift of £ 80 was to the school at the Neck. There was no school at the Neck at this time. May 19, 1746, Mr. Royall offers £ 30 for the use of the school without the Neck, in addition to what the town raises for that purpose, and £ 30 for supporting highways between Winter Hill and Mistick bridge. Mr. Royall was one of the selectmen for 1746, and for several years thereafter. May 11, 1747, he returns to the town his pay as Representative the year before. May 16, 1748, of his salary (£ 120 as Representative), he gives £ 40 to the poor within the Neck and £ 80 for the use of the school without the Neck. The next May meeting he gives his year's salary for whatever use the town desires. Again, he donates one-half of his last year's salary to the school without
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, John S. Edgerly: and his home on Winter Hill (search)
this evening a sketch of John S. Edgerly and his home on Winter Hill. Mr. Edgerly was born in Meredith, N. H., not far frowo children, in 1836, to the house that he had bought on Winter Hill. Mrs. Edgerly was the daughter of Moses and Lydia Wat It is hard to look back and imagine the streets about Winter Hill and other places so banked up with snow as to need a shond preach on Sunday. After about thirty years living on Winter Hill, two sons and two daughters having gone out into new homaway, but one son and family still remain at the foot of Winter Hill. Uncle Edmund Tufts, so-called, lived nearly opposite, it was the most spacious and social of all the homes on Winter Hill. It had been used previously by Mr. Charles Strickland,, the Spencers, and Sawyers, etc., etc. After leaving Winter Hill, Mr. Edgerly moved to East Somerville, where he.lived atld spot that our infancy and childhood so fondly knew on Winter Hill. There is an Edgerly schoolhouse on Cross street, Eas
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Gregory Stone and some of his descendants (search)
ousin of Samuel, was the ancestor of Hon. William H. Kent, one of the mayors of Charlestown. Joseph Kent died May 30, 1753, in his seventy-ninth year, and was the father of nine children. In his will there is mention of seventy-four acres at Winter Hill, bounded, east, by a rangeway; west, by Peter Tufts; etc. Besides several smaller parcels, he left to his son Samuel sixteen acres, bought of N. Hayward, near Winter Hill, and the use of twelve acres of wood. He bequeathed his negro Peggy to Winter Hill, and the use of twelve acres of wood. He bequeathed his negro Peggy to his daughter Mehitabel; Venus to his daughter Rebecca; Jenny to his son Benjamin; and Violet to his son Stephen. The will of his widow, probated 1762, mentions her negro girl Jane. Samuel, the fifth child, born July 18, 1714, lived and died probably on what is now Somerville avenue. The family homestead is still standing above the Middlesex Bleachery, near Kent street. Mr. Kent was a blacksmith, and, like his father, held various town offices, including that of selectman. Wyman's invaluabl
treet, Boston, 30. Watertown, Mass., 49, 51, 54, 73, 74, 75, 76, 80, 82, 84, 85. Watertown, Original Area of, 74. Webster, Professor John W., 9. West Cambridge, 53. West Indies, 19. West Medford, Mass., 3. Weston, Mass., 74. Weymouth, Mass., 18. Whittemore, —, 69. Willoughby, Francis, 79. Wilmington, Mass., 2, 7, 11. Wilson.——, 30. Wilson's Tavern, 2. Winchester, Mass., 3. Windmill, or Town Hill, 48. Windmill Hill, Watertown, 52. Winnepesaukee, N. H., 37. Winter Hill, Somerville, 3, 19, 88. Winthrop, Adam, 25. Winthrop, Adam, Esq., 35. Winthrop, Ann, 32. Winthrop, Anne, 25. Winthrop, Fitz John, 35. Winthrop, Fort, 30. Winthrop, Henry, 29, 33. Winthrop, Governor, John, 25, 26, 31, 33, 36. Winthrop, John, 25-36. Winthrop, John, Character of, 35, 36. Winthrop, John, Extracts from the Diary of, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32. Winthrop, John, Residences of. 30, 31. Winthrop, John, Jr., 31, 35. Winthrop, Margaret, 33. Winthrop, Hon. Robert C., <