3-5 Park Street

Later and long-time home of Woman's Journal and many suffrage organizations. See map here. Below are some great old photos of the site. I used the first one in my book Summer Suffragists.

Great photo of Park Street, which runs up the hill from the Park Street Church at right to the State House. Boston Common is on the left. Park Street subway stations are in the foreground. In the middle of the Park Street block, the lighter colored buildings were 3-5 Park Street.

E. Chickering & Co., "One panoramic photo of Park St. Station, showing Park St. Church and State House in distance, Boston, Mass.," about 1903 (edited). Courtesy of Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007661060/.

Marr, Thomas E., -1910. "Park Street Church, looking north, April 1, 1906," 1906, Boston Pictorial Archive, Boston Public Library, Digital Commonwealth, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/nv935h56j

From the left, the second building is No. 9 Park Street, then another building intervenes before 3-5 Park Street. "Boston. Streets. Park Street, from State House." 1858, Boston Pictorial Archive, Boston Public Library, Digital Commonwealth, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/nv935g20z

In this 1918 photo, looking up Tremont Street, Park Street is barely discernable in the far center, but lighter colored buildings stand out as likely 3-5 Park Street. The State House is at the left in the distance. Boston Common is at the left. The light colored column is the Boston Massacre Monument, also known as the Crispus Attucks Monument, dedicated 1888. See Geo. H. Walker & Co.  "Map of Boston Common and Public Garden,"  1901, Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library, https://collections.leventhalmap.org/search/commonwealth:1257b9784.

 

The Parkman Bandstand, built in 1912, would be left of the Boston Massacre Monument, outside the frame of this photo. On Feb. 24, 1919, during Pres. Wilson's visit to Boston, suffragists of the National Woman's Party demonstrated at the State House and burned the President's speech at the Parkman Bandstand. As many as 25 suffragists were arrested, and 19 were jailed.

"Boston Common. 1918, showing Tremont and Park Sts," 1918, Boston Pictorial Archive, Boston Public Library, Digital Commonwealth, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/nv935h825

Park Street is at the left, and the buildings have many awnings.

Marr, Thomas E., -1910. "Boston Common and Tremont Street," 1905, Boston Pictorial Archive, Boston Public Library, Digital Commonwealth, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/nv935h92d

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