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This eclectic $13,000 brick residence, located on the Squantum peninsula, was designed by Boston architect James Murraj in 1929 for Owen F. Oakes, a sweater manufacturer. It commands a gorgeous view of Quincy Bay and is built on land that belonged to the family of George F. Burkhardt, a Boston brewer and important Squantum landowner, from 1876 to 1907. By 1911 the property was owned by Lotta M. Crabtree, a renowned actress who accumulated large real estate holdings in Squantum. Crabtree (1847-1924) who reached her height of fame in the 1870's and 1880's, retired from the stage at the age of 45, and died in her own hotel ("The Brewster") in Boston.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.