Mystery fans! Here’s a historic mystery to read about. The case of the 1863 Civil War murder of Captain Thomas McKay of South Reading (now Wakefield). Read on… http://www.people.virginia.edu/~mmd5f/mckay.html
One of the most curious structures to be built in Greenwood was what appeared to be a medieval castle. Although the castle has since been demolished, it still lives on in the memories of many. This is the story of “Castle Clare.”
A philanthropist as well as a physician, Solon O. Richardson was also a savvy businessman, with a product that was much in demand. Read on to discover why!
Some things will have to speak for themselves. This broadside, printed in 1840, was found in the archives of the Library of Congress. Probably written by Lilley Eaton, no other information is presently known about this broadside. But we’re on the hunt… Its description of two churches and the pond that rivals Nahant in its…
Discover the history of ‘Wakefield Park,’ one of the earliest upscale real estate developments (called a ‘garden suburb’) in the Boston area.