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Room 1D

History of the town of Warwick Mass by Jonathan Blake

Blake, Jonathan: History of the town of Warwick Mass, Boston; Noyes, Holmes, and Co.,1873.
A second copy for our collection. This book was brought down to the present (1873) time by others, has an appendix.

Year (or year range): 
1873
Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Blake Map of 1830 scanned copy

Copy of the detailed map of Warwick made by Jonathan Blake, Jr. (5.29.1780 - 4.13.1864) in 1830. The original is in the Town Clerk's office in the Warwick Town Hall.

This exact reproduction was commissioned and funded by Martha T. Kitchen in September, 2010.

Approximate era: 
don't know
Donated by: 
Martha T. Kitchen
Donation date: 
9/2010

Arts and Crafts Style Wooden Frame with 11 photos of Warwick sites

Hand crafted wooden frame with photos of Warwick churches and sites around the turn of century

Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Aerial photograph of the Town of Warwick, 2001

Framed aerial photograph of the Town of Warwick, 2001
City/town boundaries supplied by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
On wall of staircase

Year (or year range): 
2001
Approximate era: 
2001-

Framed photos of Warwick scenes

Framed photo of Warwick scenes - Fay Tavern, Little Red School, Wheeler Woodworking Shop, Old Town Barn (Ernest Prouty - Village Smithy)

Approximate era: 
don't know

original manuscript of book: "History of the Town of Warwick Mass." by Jonathan Blake, Jr.

A second manuscript copy of the "History" along with some poems by Jonathan Blake, Jr. (5.29.1780 - 4.13.1864)

Possibly the transcription by his brother Samuel

Manuscript located in display case just inside front door of museum

Year (or year range): 
1854-1860
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Blake's History of the town of Warwick (1873)

History of Warwick from its first settlement to 1854
Brought down to the present (1873) by others

Jonathan Blake, Jr. (5.29.1780 - 4.13.1864) gave a series of lectures on Warwick's History to the Warwick Lyceum. The manuscript(s) were transcribed by his brother and brought to the year 1873 by the Rev. John Goldsbury and Deacon Hervey Barber.

This copy of the book was presented to the Historical Society by Alice Wilber Petersen in memory of her sister Gladys Wilber, Nov 25, 1949

Book is located in display case just inside door of museum

Approximate era: 
1901-1925
Donated by: 
Alice Wilber Petersen
Donation date: 
1949

Church pew

Church pew 1800's

Year (or year range): 
1800's
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Iversen Doll House Exterior Walls

The Iversen Doll House. The front, back, & sides of the replica of their home on Hastings Heights in Warwick. Doll House build by Arthur Iversen. The House was thought to have been built by the Hastings family in the late 1700's.

Year (or year range): 
1926-1950
Approximate era: 
1926-1950
Donated by: 
Myra and Arthur Iversen

Photo collage of Warwick scenes

Photo collage of Warwick scenes
Commune, town common with millstone, Mt. Grace, Cook barn on Lincoln field

Year (or year range): 
1971
Approximate era: 
1951-1975
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