Other Hyde Park History Resources

History Links:

Hyde Park History Reading List

Women of Hyde Park – Boston Women’s Heritage Trail

Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial

Readville Trotting Park: home to the first two minute miles

How to find the history of your house and lot – a great resource from the Jamaica Plain Historical Society

Digital Commonwealth Photo Collection – Features the Readville train crash of January 1931, and images from the Readville race track

University of Michigan Clements Library collection РWeld-Grimké family papers (1740-1930, bulk 1825-1899)

Boston Fire Historical Society – Hyde Park History Before 1912

UMass Boston, Joseph P. Healey Library Digital Collection – Hyde Park in the Mass. Memories Roadshow

June 1995 edition of the New England Magazine: The Story of Camp Meigs

Fowl Meadow in Readville with Martha – A photo essay by Tom Plamer featuring Martha McDonough – from the Neponset River Watershed Association

A video posted to YouTube featuring the Hyde Park Trolley circa 1950s: Foster Palmer’s Boston Trolleys: Hyde Park, Cleary Square, Roslindale

Sturtevant: America’s First Fan Company. Sturtevant’s 20th century headquarters, now a business/residential park known as One Westinghouse Plaza in Hyde Park. Over 150 historical images are viewable of the people and products that were at the forefront of the air handling industry and helped build Industrial America

More resources on Hyde Park:

Friends of Hyde Park Library

Hyde Park Main Streets

History of Hyde Park Massachusetts

Hyde Park: Then and now