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Rice estate, Ipswich MA

Ann Proctor Rice

Rice estate, Ipswich

Ann Proctor Rice

Ipswich Tricentenial celebration


The Damon Building, Depot Square (by Edward Darling, circa 1900)

Tricentennial parade

Boy with horse, early photos from Ipswich Massachusetts

Whittier (by Edward Darling)

Dr. Luce Ipswich ma historic photos

Dr. Luce (by Edward Darling)

Albert Smith, Ipswich MA historic photos

Albert Smith (by Edward Darling)


Ipswich Fire Department horse-drawn engines

Ipswich Fire House

Market St.

Horse-drawn trolley

Byfield or Rowley (by Edward Darling)

Arthur H. Lord

Arthur H. Lord (by Edward Darling)

Sylvester (by Edward Darling)

Ephraim Fellows (by Edward Darling)

Chaput (by Edward Darling)

Mallard (by Edward Darling)


Foster (by Edward Darling)

Parade, Brown Square

Sanders, blacksmith (Ipswich Museum)

Fred Cronin, 1930

The South Side Store

Painting of the South Green

Charlotte Lindgren on her pony

Rice estate, Ipswich MA 251 Topsfield Road, Turner Hill (1900) - Construction on the Turner Hill mansion-house began in 1900. William G. Rantoul was the architect and traveled to England with Charles and Ann Rice to obtain ideas for their Elizabethan style home. She was killed in an equestrian accident in 1933, and he died a decade later, the estate was purchased by the La Salette Fathers. It is now a golf club and condominium development.
Appleton Farms CSA Appleton Farms - Owned by the Trustees of Reservations, Appleton Farms is America’s oldest working farm, with 12 miles of walking trails, a visitor center, and Community Supported Agriculture program.
farm family in Ipswich MA Horses and Equestrians - Photos and stories from our archives…
Nancy Astor, Hamilton MA The Amazing Life of Nancy Astor - If you look at an online map you will often see a reference to “Nancy’s Corner” at the intersection of Highland Street and Cutler Road in Hamilton. I started researching who this Nancy was and discovered an amazing story. Nancy Witcher Langhorne was the daughter of a Virginian […]
Crocker Snow, aviation pioneer - When we moved to Mill Road in Ipswich we wondered why Google Maps labeled a grassy strip across the street “Snow Airport”. The property belonged to Crocker Snow, an aviation pioneer who continued to fly his 1947 single engine plane until he died in 1999 at 94 years […]

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