This Day In Norwood History-August 23, 1936-Hawes Swimming Pool Dedicated

This Day In Norwood History-August 23, 1936-Hawes Swimming Pool Dedicated

This Day in Norwood History-August 6, 1959-Novice Swimmer Aids Man Stricken In Water

This Day in Norwood History-August 6, 1959-Novice Swimmer Aids Man Stricken In Water

This Day In Norwood History-July 28, 1964-Norwood Is Host To Crew Of Norse Sailing Vessel

This Day In Norwood History-July 28, 1964-Norwood Is Host To Crew Of Norse Sailing Vessel

This Day In Norwood History-May 27, 1911-Norwood Civic Association is To Have a Fine Ball Field

The Norwood Civic Association, with a Baseball field in the rear, 1960's May 27, 1911β€”The Norwood Civic Association is to have one of the best baseball diamonds in Norfolk county. … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-May 27, 1911-Norwood Civic Association is To Have a Fine Ball Field

Poll-Favorite “This Day In Norwood History” Article of March 2023

We want to know- what was your favorite story this month? Here are the top posts for March 2023: March 3, 1955-Peter Makarewicz Goes on Trial Next Monday in Murder … Continue reading Poll-Favorite “This Day In Norwood History” Article of March 2023

This Day In Norwood History- March 13, 1959-Petition For Swimming Pool At Fr McAleer’s

Last Minute Effort May Get Approval For some 18 years there has been talk of a swimming pool at Fr. McAleer Playground, but for one reason or another it never … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History- March 13, 1959-Petition For Swimming Pool At Fr McAleer’s

1930 German Residents of Wilson Street (first half)

The Schacht House (photo by LLKearney) #2 Wilson – Home of Anthony Izza, Rhode Island, book cloth machine operator #28 Wilson Street – Home of Hilmer Ekland, Sweden, floorcovering machinist … Continue reading 1930 German Residents of Wilson Street (first half)

Germantown: A Community of Gottscheers

1852 Map (by H.F. Walling) of Walpole, showing the area that would eventually become Germantown. Germantown was an almost self-contained section of Norwood in the early 1900s. Located in the … Continue reading Germantown: A Community of Gottscheers

Germantown Points of Interest

Today, very little remains of Germantown except for the houses. Both Bullard and Wilson Streets are highly traveled, as they are a short cut to Westwood. Some of the Germantown … Continue reading Germantown Points of Interest

St. Joseph Avenue to Mylod Street

John Edwin Morse House – 1247 Washington Street This house is one of the original 14 houses on the street (pre 1900), before Washington Street was developed. It was originally … Continue reading St. Joseph Avenue to Mylod Street