FBH

Historical Excerpts

1893 – Chapter 407 of the Acts of 1893 (the Metropolitan Park Commission Act)

1887 – excerpts from Rev. Albert K. Teele’s History of Milton, Massachusetts 1640-1887 (46 pg and one map)

1891 – Sylvester Baxter’s A Massachusetts Forest from Garden and Forest magazine, a proposal for a park in the Blue Hills (7 pg essay)

1892 – Chapter 342 of the Acts of 1892 (an act establishing a metropolitan park commission)

1893 – Charles Eliot’s Report of the Landscape Architect for the Metropolitan Park Commission (28 pg essay with maps, drawings, and photos)

1893 – Chapter 407 of the Acts of 1893 (the Metropolitan Park Commission Act)

1894 – Chapter 288 of the Acts of 1894 (an act authorizing parkway construction)

1895 – E. G. Chamberlain’s Names of the Blue Hills from the Boston Transcript (2 pg essay)

1895 – Warren H. Manning’s reforestation proposal for the Blue Hills (14 pg essay)

1898 – Four walking tours from Edwin M. Bacon’s Walks and Rides in the Country Round About Boston (24 pg essay)

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