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Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907, Elizur Wright's work for the Middlesex Fells. (search)
Wright's work for the Middlesex Fells. By Ellen M. Wright. (Condensed.) No man, however gifted,ushing this cruelly slow work in London that Mr. Wright first realized the great necessity of parks ch he could get knowledge or inspiration. Mr. Wright's discovery of the Fells was not till 1864, inous facts of its glorious predestination. Mr. Wright urged its claims to be secured at once. WheCasas does not speak truly when he says that Mr. Wright, in behalf of his Fells, naturally enough bexter, in his Boston Park Guide, said of What Mr. Wright's persistence had created, The public sentimproof of the necessity of just such means as Mr. Wright employed could be had than lies in the legisorn governmental hopelessness. At any rate, Mr. Wright meant no effort on his own part should be waed at the same time. On October 15, 1880, Mr. Wright called together some 200 people, and on Bear and that of Wilson Flagg, who, years before Mr. Wright's discovery, had pleaded the Fells cause and[19 more...]
, 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 and Third Books of Reading, 98. Worcester's Third Book, 98. Wright, C., 14. W right, Elizur, 29-39. Wright, Ellen M., 29. Wyman, 22. Wyman, Edward, 72. Wyman, Lucy, 17. Wyman, Luke, 12, 46, 47, 48. Wyman, Miss, 73. Wyman, N., 14. Wyman, William, 14. Young Ladies' Class Book, 98. Young Reader, The, 98.
meeting of the Society; February 13, William Pierce, Captain of Ships Ann Mayflower and Lion George E. Littlefield; February 27, Peter Faneuil and His Gift, Abram English Brown, President Bedford Historical Society; March 13, The Old Medford Turnpike, with Glimpses of the Brickmakers, John F. Ayer; March 27, The Ursuline Convent, Mt. Benedict, President Charles D. Elliot. 1901-1902: November 11, Five Years in New Mexico, Colonel E. C. Bennett; November 25, Elizur Wright—the Fells, Miss Ellen M. Wright, Medford; December 2, business meeting; December 9, Historic Trees in and About Boston, Miss Sara A. Stone; December 23, With the Army of the Potomac, 1864, George B. Clark; January 13, What Historic Comsiderations Lead to, Mrs. M. D. Frazar; January 27, Minor Causes of the Revolution, Walter A. Ladd; February 10, Somerville Fire Department and Somerville Fires, J. R. Hopkins; February 24, Old-Time School Books, Frank M. Hawes; March 10, Department of the Gulf, Levi L. Hawes; March 2
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2., The committee on Papers and Addresses has arranged the following program for the fifth year, 1900-1901. (search)
The committee on Papers and Addresses has arranged the following program for the fifth year, 1900-1901. October 15.—Social Meeting. November 19.—The Separation of Church and State in Massachusetts. Mr. Charles M. Ludden. December 17.—The Old Fire Department of Medford. Mr. Samuel G. Jepson. January 21.—John Winthrop and His Home on the Mystic. Mr. Charles D. Eliot, President of the Somerville Historical Society. February 18.—The Universalist Church of Medford. Mr. Parker R. Litchfield. March 18.—The Annual Meeting. April 15.—Elizur Wright: His Life and Work. Miss Ellen M. Wright. May 20.—Old Ship Street; Some of its Houses, Ships, and Characters. (Illustrated.) Mr. Fred
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 4., Elizur Wright and the Middlesex Fells. (search)
Fells. [Extract from a paper read by Miss Ellen M. Wright, before the Medford Historical Society.] IN his later years Mr. Wright deemed forest preservation among the most urgent of his causes. , had cut her nose off to spite her face. Mr. Wright, whose hope was for lungs,—large oxygen exhaurisdictions. Without just such a course as Mr. Wright in 1880 had the foresight and the insight toot, have been carried out without its help. Mr. Wright had not done pioneer work all his life not terved; but the practical politicians to whom Mr. Wright had appealed, though unanimous in applaudingveland, and in overcoming this hopelessness, Mr. Wright knew the worth of his plan. Its social and forestal grandeur and vital benefits sown by Mr. Wright in that public sentiment depends, to my thin to the same good end. On Oct. 15, 1880, Mr. Wright called together some two hundred people, andhed, Mr. Wright's and that of Wilson Flagg. Mr. Wright's embraced the distinct and yet harmonious p[3 more...]