New Photos!-Great new photos of Ipswich from our readers and local Facebook groups.
Ipswich Historic Photos on Google Maps-Click on any image to view photos from the late 19th and early 20th Century embedded in the Google map below at the location the photo was taken. Zoom in or out and click on any image icon on the map to view the photo. Click on the photo […]
Ipswich photos by Stoney Stone-Thanks to David “Stoney” Stone for sharing his photographs of Ipswich. Fox Creek, photo by David “Stoney” Stone A dune at Castle Neck. Photo, photo by David “Stoney” Stone
Market Street-Photos of Market St. from the present day back to the early days of photography. Use the sliders to compare juxtaposed photos of then and now.
The Town Wharf-The Ipswich Town Landing is one of several locations along the River where wharves were located over the centuries.
South Main Street-In March 1692 the Selectmen laid out twenty-three small lots and granted them "to as many individuals with the conditions that they not encumber the highway, make provision for drainage under the buildings, that each person provide paving four-foot wide all along before ye said buildings for the convenience of foot travelers, and erect posts to keep horses from spoiling the same.”
Arthur Wesley Dow-Ipswich artist Arthur Wesley Dow (1857 – 1922) was one of the town's most famous residents. During summer, Dow and his wife ran the Summer School of Art from the historic "Howard house" on Turkey Shore Road. The Ipswich Museum owns the largest collection of works by Arthur Wesley Dow.
Along the Ipswich River-Historic photos of the Ipswich River from original glass negatives taken by early Ipswich photographers Arthur Wesley Dow, George Dexter and Edward L. Darling.
Market Square-Featured image: Engraving of Market Square in Ipswich from John Warner Barber’s Historical collections: being a general collection of interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc. relating to the history and antiquities of every town in Massachusetts,” published in 1839
Cape Ann photographs by Andrew Borsari-Photographer Andrew Borsari shows us why Cape Ann is cherished by its residents and envied by the rest of the world, and his books make wonderful presents. Ipswich: A Celebration of Light, Land, and Sea Rockport, Massachusetts: A Village by the Sea Cape Ann: Photographs by Andrew Borsari