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Catalog Number 1961-003-05031
Object Name Album
Collection Marblehead Town History
Scope & Content Black Notebook #31, George Washington, Marblehead

1-2. FOURTH OF JULY PARADE 1903 BY THE OLD TOWN HOUSE...

3. OLD TIMER RELIVES THE PAST ON A QUIET WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY...by Abbot R. Coffin...

4. MARBLEHEAD BAND CONCERT...The MARBLEHEAD BRASS BAND...founded in 1868... led by Mr. Frank Lawson...

5-6. OLD FASHIONED THANKSGIVING...it was common in the old days for "Lynner's" to make fun of the Marbleheader's...Salt fish was sometimes called "Marblehead Turkey...by M.G.B...

7-9. WASHINGTON VISITED MARBLEHEAD...1781...WASHINGTON THEN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES...Feb, 22, 1907...Messenger...

11. PRESIDENT WASHINGTON ACCEPTS INVITATION OF SELECTMEN TO VISIT BIRTHPLACE OF U.S. NAVY...fifty-eighth in a series from The History and Traditions of Marblehead by Samuel Roads, Junior....

13. WASHINGTON, FRIEND AND HERO OF MARBLEHEAD...by Ruth M. Putnam...

15-19. WASHINGTON CAME HERE ON 1789 TOUR...He wrote "HOUSES ARE OLD, STREETS ARE DIRTY, AND COMMON PEOPLE NOT CLEAN"...THE FORMAL WELCOME TO THE PRESIDENT BY THE CLERGY AND SELECTMEN...NEED FOR GOVERNMENT AID...THE PRESIDENT'S REPLY...BY GEORGE WASHINGTON...Messenger February 19, 1932...

21. CACHET RECEIVED ON DEATH OF GENERAL WSHINGTON...SENT OUT BY "FORT WASHINGTON'', SONS OF DANIEL BOONE OF MARBLEHEAD...founded in 1908 in Marblehead, Mass...Commemorating the 133 anniversary of the death of George Washington...Messenger December 16, 1932...

23. CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS CURIOUS AMID ARTIFICIAL AURA AND ATMOSPHERE...by Ruth M. Putnam...description of an old fashion Christmas in Marblehead...

25-26. 1876 CENTENNIAL WAS CELEBRATED WITH FLAIR...by Brian Powers...IN THE JULY 8. EDITION OF THE MESSENGER, THE 23 YEAR OLD ROADS WROTE ABOUT CENNENTIAL CHURCH SERVICES, THE "HORRIBLES DEMONSTRATION", FIREWORKS AND THE DEDICATION OF THE SOLDIERE AND SAIPLORS MONUMENT...

27. THE LIBERTY POLE...which stood at the foot of Cross Street on Pleasant Street was erected in 1848...Messenger July 1882...

29. WHEN AND BY WHOM ERECTED?..."THE LIBERTY POLE"..."THE POUND"...Messenger November 11, 1927...THE POUND WAS WHERE ROLAND AND PROSPECT STREETS MEET PLEASANT STREET NEAR GERRY STREET...an uncovered enclosure with a gate at one end where stray animals, sheep, pigs, horses, cows, etc .were once confined until an owner appeared, proved property and paid charge...

31-33. QUINTESSENTIAL QUESTIONS AND QUIRES BRING RESPONSE & REPLIES READERS...by Ruth M. Putnam...POPE'S NIGHT...November 5th...

35-39. POPE NIGHT...Messenger January 26, 1894...

41. SAINT PATRICK'S DAY...3-20-1875...

43. HEADA FOREVA... ST.PATRICK'S DAY...

44. EARLY IRISHMEN PROVED STERLING SHIP CAPTAINS OUT OF OLD SALEM...

45. ANTIQUES AD HORRIBLES...by A Veteran Antique and Horribles Member wanting the Legion to revive the old custom of the Horrible Parade...Messenger 1934...

47. THE DEFUNCT CUCUMBER CLUB...The club was started on the Fourth of July previous to the Great Celebration...the first object was to hire a band and give concerts and to have entertainment for the children in Abbot Hall...Messenger December 17, 1886...ONE OF THE BEST FEATURES WAS THE VETERANS OF THE WAR OF 1812...

49-55. THE FOURTH (1856)...by K.S.P...Messenger May 23,1884...

57-61. FOURTH OF JULY 65 YEARS AGO...Messenger July 19, 1907...

63. WHAT SPRIGGINS SAW IN LEXINGTON...4-24-1875...

64. LEXINGTON AND CONCORD... a statement furnished by Jonathan tucker, Esq. now 103 years old from Danvers, who actually saw the Minute Men take up arms and march from Danvers on April 19, 1775...from the Salem Register...1875...

65-66. LOUIS RUSSEL REUNION...THE 10TH REUNION OF THE
LOUIS RUSSELL ASSOCIATION...Miss Tutt's poem of the event...Sept.14, 1906...

67. SATURDAY MORNING, July 1, 1876...Floral Sunday at the Universalist Church''...A POETIC EFFUSION AS AN ADVERTISEMENT OF THE SUPPER TO BE GIVEN AT ALLERTON HALL...'COMW TO TEA ON THE 8TH'...12/4/1875...

68. SATURDAY MORNING, JAN. 29, 1879...The Domino Party...a write-up of the Party at Allerton Hall...8/12/76...

69-73. CORRESPONDENCE...MANATAUG HOUSE, MARBLEHEAD, JULY 8, 1872...The impressions of a stranger on a Sunday in your quaint old town...July 13, 1872...by Crandon...

75. OUR CENTENNIAL...Gloucester has just had her centennial: Marblehead must have hers...HOW MARBLEHEAD GOT TO HEAR ARTHUR...Marbleheader's indignant because President Arthur wouldn't stop in town on his way to Salem...His Presidential yacht, the U.S.S. Dispatch, was anchored in Marblehead Harbor...how the Marbleheader's stopped him...

77. PEOPLE'S COLUMN...Remembering 'Didlo Bowden' a legend in the flesh and a retired fisherman turned fish peddler at the turn of the century...by Albert R. (Dick) Coffin...

79. EASTER WAS NOT OBSERVED HERE... SOME REMINISCENCES...Samuel S. Preble Says That Start was Made in 1760...Messenger April 3, 1925...

81. PARADE, DINNER, FIREWORKS HIGHLIGHTS OF JULY 4, 1884...

85-86. A HOLIDAY TWENTY-SIX YEARS AGE...........1853...

87. 1852 JULY FOURTH - INDEPENDENCE...JULY 1, 1852...sent in by J.O.J. Frost 11 pond Street...messenger June 29,1923...

89. THE SOFT PEDAL FOURTH...by Josh Jokem...Messenger July 11, 1919...

90. A POEM BY ANNE CAMPBELL...OLD FASHIONED 4TH...

91-98. SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 8, 1876...INDEPENDENCE DAY...IT'S OBSERVANCE IN MARBLEHEAD...DEDICATION OF THE SOLDIERS' AND SAIPORS' MONUMENT, ETC., ETC...

99. FLOATS IN THE FOURTH OF JULY PARADE IN THE EARLY PART OF THE CENTURY DURING THE HORSE AND BUGGY ERA...Daughters of Pocahontas, regaled in their traditional costumes...

101. FLOAT IN 300TH ANNIVERSARY PARADE WITH AMOS ALLEY DRIVING...

103. RESIDENTS SEND IN DATA REGARDING PARADE PICTURE...Edward Farrell said that the occasion marked a Spanish War Convention held here on the weekend of June 17, 1926..

105. REMEMBER WHEN...THE HUMANE SOCIETY LIFEBOAT IN A FOURTH OF JULY PARADE...

107-111. OLD HOME WEEK...Messenger August 2, 1907...

109-113. JACKSON'S VISIT TO MARBLEHEAD... 62ND ANNIVERSARY Celebration in honor of General Andrew Jackson's victory at New Orleans, La.... During the War of 1812...Messenger January 6, 1882...

115-125. WHOLE TOWN TURNED OUT FOR LAFAYETTE IN 1784...by Russell knight...Marblehead Messenger November 1968...

127-147. ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO...LAFAYETTES VISIT IN1784...Messenger June 27, 1884...

149-151. IN LAFAYETT'S DAY...Marblehead...Feb.3, 1905...AN AGED LADY WHO REMEMBERS LAFAYETTE...Mrs. Lydia P. Johnson, of Lynn...born in Salem in 1816...Messenger February 3,m 1911...

153. LAFAYETTE AND HIS SON, GEORGE, ACCEPT INVITATION TO VISIT MARBLEHEAD IN AUGUST, 1824... Seventy-first in a series from the History and Traditions of Marblehead...by Samuel Roads, Jr...

155. TWO PICTURES: 15 BOYS RIDING CRUDE WOODEN BICYCLES IN FRONT OF TOWN HOUSE STEPS...A HORSE DRAWN FLOAT DEPICTING 'THE DECLRATION OF INDEPENDENCE' WITH A SIGN ABOVE 'WE WILL BE FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES'...riding this float are a dozen boys on colonial costumes, with powdered wigs and buckled shoes...











Subjects Parades & processions
Holidays
Title Black Notebook #31, George Washington, Marblehead
Creator Bowden Osborne
People Wormstead, William H.
Parker, Chandler E.
Winslow, Charles E.
Winslow, William H.
Trefry, Theodore
Preble, Samuel S.
Wormstead, Joseph S.
Washington, George, President
Collins, Father
Lafayette
Knight, Russell W.
Search Terms Liberty Pole
Pound
Pope Night
St. Patrick's Day
Fourth of July
Sutton Light Infantry
Old Home Week
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Condition Fair