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tall, illustrate an old proverb, amended, As the twig is un-bent, the tree is inclined, for one of them was tied to a broomstick when small to make it straight. The apple trees in the lower garden were moved from the grounds of N. E. Fitz on Winter Hill. Old apple trees a few steps up Summer street challenge inquiry. One of them, on what was once the Thomas Brackett place, was brought there, a good-sized tree, in 1852-3 or 4. In the fall of 1847, or the spring of 1848, fruit trees and school yard, now a playground, is well stocked with shade trees, which were set out under the supervision of the school committtee in 1849 or 1850. One of the scholars recollects that Deacon Charles Forster, so well remembered by residents of Winter Hill, was on the school committee and had a prominent part in the work. Another scholar remembers the willows at the foot of the yard in 1847. None are there now, but two or three peep over the high fence of the Bleachery, and a row of them proba
the Russell district, and Miss Abby Mead at Winter Hill. For the winter term the appointments wereRow to Luther (should be Calvin) Farrar; at Winter Hill to A. B. Magoun; at the Russell district toeck schools, both male and female, 129. At Winter Hill, Milk Row, Russell, and Gardner schools thchool unless he consents to be set off from Winter Hill to Prospect Hill district. In regard to nd sweeping at Milk Row, Prospect Hill, and Winter Hill was fixed at twenty cents per week. This yRussell at Prospect Hill; Wymond Bradley at Winter Hill; Oliver March at Milk Row; G. A. Parker at Voted that a male teacher be elected for Winter Hill, to begin September 1, and continue until Mles Adams and others residing on the top of Winter Hill for establishing a primary school there, an recommend for Milk Row, Prospect Hill, and Winter Hill an essential alteration in their school estrs, each $210, fourteen Schools2,940.00 Winter Hill:— Ann E. Newell20.00 Ellen A. Damon45.0[3 more...]
h were set out by Joseph Adams some time previous to 1800. The largest of these is thirteen feet, ten inches in circumference, the smallest eight feet, six inches. Mr. Adams built his house, now better known as the Magoun house, on the top of Winter Hill in 1783. Of the orchard he planted there remain two apple trees. One of them has lately taken a new lease of life through the cultivation of a vegetable garden, and bears apples as fine in flavor as ever. (This tree was cut down December, 1ned to the singing of the birds, The flowers our diadem. Before 1824 an orchard of four or five acres was planted on this estate, and fifty years ago was flourishing in its prime where Magoun square now is. Aaron B. Magoun had a nursery on Winter Hill :t a later time. A hackmatack, planted by John C. Magoun in 1824, or a little later, whose top leans from long struggles with prevailing winds, is a landmark from distant points to those whose home interests centre around this spot. A larg
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907, Charlestown schools after 1825 (Continued.) (search)
225. Levi Russell was elected for the winter term in his home district. Messrs. Forster and Sanborn, a committee for estimating the cost of a new building on Winter Hill, reported May 11 that Mr. Charles Adams will give to the town a piece of land 30x40 feet, on condition that a school be built forthwith. This report was accept60; average, 43; at the examination, 46. Russell school, 40; average, 29. Gardner school, not given. Miss Abby Tufts received $20 for rent of schoolroom (Winter Hill). The annual report for this year makes mention of the new schoolhouse on top of Winter Hill, on land given to the town by Charles Adams and others. It is wWinter Hill, on land given to the town by Charles Adams and others. It is well and neatly fitted up with good ventilators, and seats which allow the children to sit separately. New seats, with backs, have been put in the Russell schoolroom; blinds have been put on the Prospect Hill and Russell houses. School Regulations. Bells must be rung and instructors must be in their schools ten minutes befor
Benjamin, 18, 19, 20. Whitcomb, I. A., 88. White, Emeline G., 72. Whitemore, William, 11. Whitney, E., 15. Whittemore, Clara D., 76, 78, 83, 92, 96. Whittemore, Manda (Miranda), 46, 47, 49, 51, 67. Whittemore Elm, 7, Whittemore, Samuel, 7. Whittier, John G., 32. Whittredge, A. W., 72. Whittredge, Elizabeth P., 79, 83, 92, 96, 99. Wilcolm, W., 15. Wiley, Phebe W., 49. Wiley, W. S., 74. Wilkins' Astronomy, 98. Willard, Paul, Esq., 48, 49, 70, 71. Willow Avenue, 62. Winter Hill, 65, 74, 85, 86. 87, 96, 97. Winter Hill District, 78, 92. Winter Hill Road, 21, 77. Winter Hill School, 16, 18, 19, 20, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 67, 69, 71. 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 81, 83, 92. Winthrop School, 81, 82, 94, 99. Woburn, Mass., 51, 78, 79. Woburn Road School, 48. Woodbury, Augusta F. 86. Woodbury, William, 87. Woodman, Edith A., 53. Woods, John M., 60. Worcester's Geography, 98. Worcester, George P., 76. Worcester's History, 98. Worcester's Second