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A man in a horse-drawn buggy pauses at the crest of a small rise, seemingly surveying the damage caused by the "Great Fires" of July 3-14, 1908. These forest fires devastated some 2,500 acres of woodlands in the southern section of Kingston.

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Two boys, a man and a girl watch another man who appears to be rinsing a white duck or goose at the edge of Kingston Bay. The man with the bird resembles Charlie Delano (1837 - 1903) who fished and clammed, and may have hunted, in the area. Delano's…

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A small boat tied to a piling is reflected in the still waters of Kingston Bay just off Delano's Wharf. Three summer houses -- the two on the left called the Delano Cottages -- can be seen on the shore in the background.

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The tracks of the Old Colony Railroad and the fences that protect it coss the center of this photograph. The inscription on the back of the photographs is transcribed below.

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While the inscription "Rail Road tracks from bridge at Howland's Lane" on the back of the photograph suggests that tracks are visible, they are not readily apparent. The sandy area to the left side may be part of the track bed or the rails may be…

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The bridge that carries Howlands Lane over the tracks of the Old Colony Railroad is shown. The construction date of the original bridge is unknown. The inscriptions on the back of the photograph, written in two different hands, are transcribed…

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Ruth B. Delano (1874 - 1965) sits in a rocking chair in front of a side table atop which sits asmall decorated Christmas tree. Wrapped gifts lie on and underneath the table.

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A group of students pose for a class photograph outside of Kingston High School, built in 1867 near 244 Main Street and razed in 1962. Two students of the students are identified: Paul Holmes Delano (1875 - 1955) who graduated in 1892, and "Aunt…

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A group of young girls and boys, along with their teacher, pose for a class photograph outside of the Center Primary School, located at 14 Green Street and built in 1844. Several of the children are barefoot and most hold their hats in hand.The…

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An unidentified older man with a substantial beard leans on the long handle of a tool, possibly a shovel or hoe. A pile of dirt or sand appears just behind him, suggesting that he has paused in his work.

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Rose Blair Delano sits in the grass with one dog at her side and six puppies in front of her. Another dog can be seen in the background.

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Chester Fuller (1838 - 1920) and his dog sail along in a small gaff-rigged boat. At the top of the photograph is the boom of the boat presumably carrying the photographer. The poem inscribed on the back of the photograph is transcribed below; it…

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Charlie Delano (1837 - 1903) stands behind a high-wheeled cart, possibly loading or unloading the bundle he holds in his arms, as another man (possibly Joshua Delano) looks on at left. Part of Delano's wharf, a boat pulled ashore and a cottage can…

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Rose Blair Delano (1879 - 1968) poses outside on a snow covered ground, holding what appears to be a bowl against her boody with her left hand. The wind blows her clothing to one side. Trees and a small building can be seen in the background.

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John Delano (no dates available; identified on the back of the photograph) sits next to his small dog on an outdoor step. The photographer's shadow is visible at right.

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Charlie Delano (1837 - 1903) stands next to his rowboat, which lies partially ashore. Delano's Wharf can be seen in the background. A wooden box sits balanced across the front of the boat, and Charlie holds an unidentified wooden object, possibly a…

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Several women and men stroll along Delano's Wharf during one of Kingston's annual regattas. One man at center looks directly at the photographer. At least one person carries a picnic basket. The mast, sail and lines of a boat lying alongside the…

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Several men and women, seated and standing, enjoy an outdoor meal at Rocky Nook, possibly one of the annual clambakes held in conjunction with Old Home Day celebrations or the Kingston Yacht Club regattas.

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Chester Fuller (1838 - 1920) sits on the stern of a beached dinghy on the shore at Rocky Nook. His dog sits up on its hind legs as if begging for a treat. Several other small boats are visible in the background.The inscription on the back of the…

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Alice B. Stormes, a teacher in the Rocky Nook Primary and Grammar Schools between 1900 and 1906, poses outside with an unidentified woman. Both are dressed in winter clothing. An arrow drawn on the photograph identifies Stormes.

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Alice B. Stormes, a teacher in the Rocky Nook Primary and Grammar Schools between 1900 and 1906, poses outside. A horse-drawn sleigh and a few people are visible in the background, which shows snow-covered ground and street. The inscription on the…

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Benjamin Delano (1778 - 1868) sits near a kitchen stove and what appears to be a wall oven or vent, with one hand partially covering his face. A whisk broom and a tea kettle are visible.

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Three men pose in a field. One is identified in an inscription on the back of the photo as Dan Barstow (1840 - 1909), but it is not clear which one of the three.

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Two women, wearing middy blouses and holding baskets, pose near a squared-off stone post. The side of a shingled building appears at left and a body of water is visible in the background.
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