...the Howland Grammar School Association named after their strongest supporter, Rachel Howland. The purpose of forming the society was for “the prevention of profanity and vulgarity”. Several weeks later they would start their own baseball club called the Acushnet Base Ball Club,

...the Howland Grammar School Association named after their strongest supporter, Rachel Howland. The purpose of forming the society was for “the prevention of profanity and vulgarity”. Several weeks later they would start their own baseball club called the Acushnet Base Ball Club,

Annie Paine's Body.  "...a polished oak coffin which had a unique feature; a hinged door over the glass of the casket. Priscilla often kept this door open so she could gaze at the face of her dead daughter." #death #coffin #postmortem #Mattapoisett

Annie Paine’s Body

Annie Paine's Body. "...a polished oak coffin which had a unique feature; a hinged door over the glass of the casket. Priscilla often kept this door open so she could gaze at the face of her dead daughter." #death #coffin #postmortem #Mattapoisett

James Ebenezer Norton Shaw, ca. 1898 #mattapoisett #murder #suicide

The Shadows

James Ebenezer Norton Shaw, ca. 1898 #mattapoisett #murder #suicide

Aunt Keziah, ca. 1789-1890. #mattapoisett #history #localhistory #centenarian #grave #cemetery

Aunt Keziah

Aunt Keziah, ca. 1789-1890. #mattapoisett #history #localhistory #centenarian #grave #cemetery

Aunt Keziah, ca. 1789-1890. #mattapoisett #history #localhistory #centenarian

Aunt Keziah

Aunt Keziah, ca. 1789-1890. #mattapoisett #history #localhistory #centenarian

The Death of Thomas Randall, 1841. #mattapoisett #death #postmortem #rochester, mass

The Death of Thomas Randall

The Death of Thomas Randall, 1841. #mattapoisett #death #postmortem #rochester, mass

Rochester, 1814

Rochester, 1814

Students leaving Old Rochester High School

Students leaving Old Rochester High School

Bicycle License Plate

Vintage New Bedford Massachusetts Bicycle License Plate 66809

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