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Historical Photo: Then and Now (Becomes When)

1897 is the correct date for this terrific historical photograph. Cathy Greene's answer of 1907 came closest.

1897 is the correct date for this terrific photograph provided by the Swampscott Historical Society. Cathy Greene's guess of 1897 was the closest response.

The young people were at Whales Beach, according to the Historical Society. Notice the fellow sitting in the basket bending a reed. How about the goofy expression on the girl's face to the left.

The building behind them was an outbuilding for the Lincoln House Hotel, according to the Historical Society.

We'll keep the  feature going by posting  another item on Saturday.

barbara yozell April 25, 2011 at 08:11 PM
sure looks like the Fish House to me...apologies, Marcia :):):)

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