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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. 7 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 1 1 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 28., What Mean Ye by these stones? (search)
mmission, which caused the re-erection of the monument on January 9, 1925. Accounts of the remains there deposited had varied somewhat, and at request of Supt. Edward Adams the writer was present on November 13, 1924, when the box was removed from the cavity and opened. There were also present by request Mr. Calvin W. Lewis of Blake, Thomas Blakie, thirteen interested boys and a few ladies residing nearby also appeared upon the scene. The wooden box was much decayed. From it Superintendent Adams removed the remains of those whose bones lie here—we quote the words of Mr. Brooks' inscription as expression of the fact. When originally discovered theyze cent of 1884. No trace of any paper, or of Mercury, which was said to have been enclosed, was found therewith. As the vault was yet to be constructed, Superintendent Adams took charge of the contents, which were placed in two new wooden boxes which were coated with a preservation composition. Prior to January 9, 1925, a co
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 28., The beginning of a New village. (search)
on avenue. The operations of the land company were not too heartily welcomed by a few on the other side the track, and some opposition was made to this, but the Commissioners laid out the street. The old woodwork of the aqueduct was removed and a bridge placed upon the solid abutments of boulders built in 1802 and the granite piers of 1827, which served for about thirty years. The land company built two other houses in 1870. Joseph Cheney had moved into the first one when completed, and Edward Adams and Henry B. Nottage into the others. Elisha Pierce (a Medford civil war veteran) built one on Myrtle street, into which his mother and aunt moved in the fall. Alfred E. Ansorge built on High street, coming in February of ‘71, and later sold to George E. Crosby. John J. Peasley (a carpet dealer in Boston) took up five lots on Harvard avenue between Monument and Winthrop streets and on them built the house in which he lived a few years and which after his removal became the home of Grenv