Fred Holland Day was an enthusiastic collector of the English poet John Keats. Day led the campaign which resulted in the first memorial to Keats being placed in Hampstead Church in 1894.
(“GREEN and RED ROOM”(in 1893 inventory) This was Fred Holland Day’s bedroom and study from 1893 until 1919. A writing desk drops down behind the doors to the right in … Continue reading F Holland Day House Tour-Fred Holland Day’s Bedroom
This Day In Norwood History-August 1, 1947-Historical Society Features Interesting Possessions The quarterly meeting of the Norwood Historical Society was held recently at the Day House, opening with a box supper on the porch which was followed by a short business meeting and then bv an indoor meeting at which each member exhibited his ‘'most interesting possession" and told the story that went with it
Today's article is a recap of the first Old Home Week, held in 1902. The article includes a lengthy speech by Norwood historian and home-builder Milton H. Howard, in which he discusses Aaron Guild and the dedication of the monument to Captain Guild as well as his thoughts on the patriotic spirit of both Norwoodians and Americans. A list of Old Home Week participants was also compiled. During the evening portion of the event, a supper was held at the Universalist Church. Chairman Frank A. Fales delivered a speech and Rev Theon Brown read a poem he had written about returning to his boyhood home. The evening concluded with a historical address by Milton Howard, who used a stereopticon to show portraits of many past and present figures from Norwood and images of places and buildings in Norwood, both old and new. It's quite an interesting read!
This Day in Norwood History-August 1, 2010-Travel Back in Time: The F. Holland Day House
BOOKS AND THINGS The Boston book world, several weeks ago, received a surprise, the like of which it has scarcely experienced since last year when the publications of Roberts’ Brothers … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-May 20, 1899-Retirement of Copeland & Day from the Publishing Trade.
These news items were the talk of the town on May 16, 1901 The fiftieth or golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dupee will occur on next … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History-Talk Of The Town-May 16, 1901
Discussing next Sunday's open house at the F. Holland Day House, home to the Norwood Historical Society, are (from left) Maureen Graney, John Grove, Jean Detrick, Patricia Fanning, and Barbara … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-April 6, 1997-Events dust off the life and art of once-renowned photographer F. Holland Day
In 1901, the Norwood Literary Society voted “that an effort should be made to form a Norwood Historical Society, while we people among us to tell its history, and give … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-February 14, 1907-Norwood Historical Society Founded
Mrs. Lewis Day, Mrs. J. M. Winslow and Mrs. W. B. Eddy gave an informal reception at the home of Mrs. Day last Monday evening, taking this way to redeem … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History-February 2, 1895-Anna Smith Day Hosts Reception for Universalists At Day House