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Name Aberjona River

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Image of 1300.07 - Winchester, Massachusetts, 1898

1300.07 - Winchester, Massachusetts, 1898

Bird's eye view of the town of Winchester showing schools, churches, factories, ponds, streets and houses. Print in polyester.

Image of 1300.08 - Plan of lots at Aberjona Bend, Winchester Highlands, owned by Moses P. Richardson, Mathilda Richardson, James H. Richardson, Roswell C. Richardson.

1300.08 - Plan of lots at Aberjona Bend, Winchester Highlands, owned by Moses P. Richardson, Mathilda Richardson, James H. Richardson, Roswell C. Richardson.

The lots owned by Richardson family members are shown as are owners of adjoining lots. The Winchester Highlands Railroad station is shown. Map is drawn by Charles A. Bowman, civil engineer and surveyor, Winchester, Mass.

Image of 1300.09 - Plan of land in Winchester, Massachusetts north of the Center showing old and new freight yards and new athletic field, June 5, 1939.

1300.09 - Plan of land in Winchester, Massachusetts north of the Center showing old and new freight yards and new athletic field, June 5, 1939.

Plot plan of the north end of Winchester with accompanying text. Two photographs are included. This is a copy of the original article that appeared in the Winchester Star June 9, 1939, page 3. It is encapsulated in polyester.

Image of 1300.12 - Plan of house lots in Winchester, Mass., belonging to the Suburban Land Improvement Co., Sept. 1891.

1300.12 - Plan of house lots in Winchester, Mass., belonging to the Suburban Land Improvement Co., Sept. 1891.

An advertisement for lots in a new development in the north end stating "Own your home. High. Dry House Lots, $200 to $400. Surveyed by L.G. Hawkins. Shown are street names, lot numbers and sizes and names of adjacent property holders. 3 copies

Image of 1300.99 - Plan for Waterway improvement Winchester, Mass. From Mill Pond along Aberjona River to Town Line

1300.99 - Plan for Waterway improvement Winchester, Mass. From Mill Pond along Aberjona River to Town Line

Plan for waterway development in Winchester, Mass. From Mill Pond along Aberjona River to the town line. Herbert Kellaway, landscape architect. Also shown are factories, playgrounds and public buildings.

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NWS 1100.06 - Henry Simonds Newspaper Articles Collection

This collection contains copies of newspaper articles written by Henry Simonds, local history columnist for The Winchester Star and Daily Times Chronicle from 1978 to 1982. He wrote articles about a variety of topics, including local businesses, schools, and residences. Also of interest is his "50 Years Ago Today" column, which provided residents insight into the history of their town.

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PH 1000.29 - Massachusetts Executive Office Communities and Development Slide Collection

This collection contains slides that are primarily views of Winchester Center. The collection also includes two sheets of house photographs. The photographs of the downtown, according to a text slide, were used to illustrate the issues of mix of land uses, pedestrian linkages, access to the Aberjona, and parking.

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PH 1900.01 - Pollution Survery of the Aberjona River

This collection contains photographs from the water pollution survey of the Aberjona River, conducted by the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Game. The original report apparently had 160 photographs, although two unnumbered photographs are also included with this collection. The Winchester collection includes 151 photographic prints, copied from the original 162 photographs. Photographs 1 to 81 include views along the Aberjona River in Woburn. Photographs 82 to 133 are views of the river in Winchester. Photographs 134 to 160 are of Russell Brook (a tributary of Horn Pond Brook) in Woburn and Winchester and of Horn Pond Brook (a tributary of the Aberjona River). The collection also

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PH 1999.01 - John P. Cleary Photograph Collection

This collection contains images of fire equipment owned by the town of Winchester, from horse drawn to modern-day engines, ladder trucks, rescue trucks and lighting trucks. There are also photographs of fireman, fires in Winchester, a Memorial Day parade and the funeral procession of retired Chief Francis Amico. The latter two were accessioned in 2007. In addition, Fire Chief Nash donated a small collection of photographs belonging to Donald Young, who was once the fire department's photographer. His brother, Murray Young, also amassed a large collection of fire photographs. The photographs contain images of local fires and fire equipment. Many of the photographs have John Cleary's handw

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PH 1999.02 - Robert E. Fay Collection

This collection contains black and white photographs, taken by Robert Ervin Fay in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The photographs include scenes of Winchester, town buildings, fires, fire fighters and fire fighting equipment. Fay also recorded events such as the Hurricane of 1938, parades and the Civil Defense Scrap Drive of 1942.

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PH 2012.11 - Sharon Family Collection

This collection consists of phographs formerly owned by Robert Sharon, The collection includes a photograph album dating from 1908 to 1911, with images of Mystic Lake and the Aberjona River. Also included are high school reunion photos and miscellaneous images. Since most of the people in the reunion photos were unidentified, an effort was made to identify them, and papers with identifications are filed with the photos.

Image of 1200.01.111 - Park and Bridge, Winchester, Mass.

1200.01.111 - Park and Bridge, Winchester, Mass.

Park next to a bridge crossing the Aberjona River at Washington Street.

Image of 1200.01.130 - Aberjona River

1200.01.130 - Aberjona River

Aberjona River, postmarked Sep. 6, 1911

Image of 1200.01.152 - Aberjona River, Winchester, Massachusetts

1200.01.152 - Aberjona River, Winchester, Massachusetts

Mill Pond, part of the Aberjona River, in Winchester Center. Town Hall is in the background.

Image of 1200.01.48 - Aberjona River, Winchester, Mass.

1200.01.48 - Aberjona River, Winchester, Mass.

Aberjona River, Winchester, Mass. View of Mill Pond, Island, Town Hall and Baptist Church in background -- partial view blocked by trees. Postmarked ? 10, 1950.

Image of 1200.01.90 - Town Hall, Winchester, Massachusetts

1200.01.90 - Town Hall, Winchester, Massachusetts

Town Hall, Winchester, Massachusetts. "Winchester is a beautiful lakeside town located 9 miles north of Boston. It is noted for it's beautiful homes." View of rear side of Town Hall beside Aberjona. Spring-time flowering bushes and trees on river banks.

Image of 1200.11.01 - Bacon's Bridge

1200.11.01 - Bacon's Bridge

Drawing clipped out of a newspaper identified in handwritten ink as Bacon's Bridge. Called "Leap of the No-Haired Horse" in the Pictorial History of Winchester pub. 1914. The bridge was built over the Aberjona River where it empties into the Mystic Lakes.

Image of 1200.11.02 - Bacon's Bridge

1200.11.02 - Bacon's Bridge

Bacon's Bridge at the outlet of Bacon's Mill Pond on the Aberjona River into Mystic Pond. The Mystic Valley Parkway bridge replaced it in the 1890s. Two unidentified men on the bridge and two unidentified men in a canoe.

Image of 1200.11.03 - Bacon's Bridge

1200.11.03 - Bacon's Bridge

Bacon's Bridge or Abbajona Bridge over the Aberjona River where it empties into the Mystic Lakes. Printed in the Unitarian Society's "The Friendly Outlook" of 1898. It is there called Bacon's Bridge. A similar photograph in a Metropolitan Parks Commission report, following the construction of the Mystic Valley Parkway, calls it Abbajona Bridge.