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A Description of the Topographical Model of Metropolitan Boston
George Carroll 1872- [From Old Curtis
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100 Charles River 100 Neponset River Arlington Atlantic Hill basin Blue Hills range Blue Hills Reservation Boston & Maine Boston harbor boulders Braintree bridge Brookline Cambridge Charles River Reservation cliff connected Dedham Deer Island Dorchester drainage drumlin Egg Rock estuary feet high Fitchburg Railroad flat glacial drift group of drumlins half a mile headland Hough's Neck irregular land Little Nahant Lower Falls lowland Malden maps marsh Medford Metropolitan District Middlesex Fells mile east Milton Mother Brook Nahant Nantasket Beach narrow Neponset River Neponset River Reservation Newton Nix Mate northern Old Colony Railroad Outer Brewster plain plateau Point Allerton Pond population portion prominent Quincy reef Revere Beach road rock islands rocky sand Saugus River sea level slope Somerville southern station Stony Brook Reservation Strawberry Hill streams Street Swampscott tidal town upland valley village Wellesley western border Weymouth Back River Weymouth Fore River Winthrop Head
Page 30 - Brook," was suggested by a small stream of cold and very pure water. This delightful old town, twenty-six miles from Boston, on the South Shore branch, of the Old Colony Railroad, is a desirable place for rest and recreation during the hot summer months. To compile the history of so ancient a town as Scituate, and bring it within the limits prescribed for this GUIDE, is a task not easy, and necessarily, much that is interesting must be left out. Scituate, whose first inhabitants...