Writing About the History of Middleborough & Lakeville, Massachusetts
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Russell's Cabins, 1950
During the period between the 1930s and 1950s, before motels became popular, tourists passing through Middleborough were provided accommodat...
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Otis Briggs House (1876)
The gable of the Otis Briggs House (1876) is visible behind the later addition that long housed Steve's Sports Den. A...
Monday, February 12, 2018
The F. W. Woolworth Company (Woolworth’s) first came to Middleborough in 1911, establishing a store in the American Building on South Ma...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Winter Scene, c. 1923
A 1920s blizzard has tied up hapless motorists on South Main Street. The sole landmark recognizable today is the Central Congregational C...
Saturday, January 27, 2018
First Holy Communion, Sacred Heart Church, 1890s
The original Sacred Heart Church was built in 1881 following Archbishop John Joseph Williams' blessing of the cornerstone on July 12...
Friday, January 26, 2018
B. F. Tripp Trade Cards
Trade cards were a popular means of advertising during the late 1800s. Small and highly-colored, these illustrated cards became widespread ...
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Nemasket Spring Water Company Drivers
In order to deliver its products, the Nemasket Spring Water Company required several drivers. From left to right are Sulo Jussila, Albert...
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