Local History

Learning Series Podcasts: Librarians by the Sea Local History Episodes

Local History Resources

*New* Swampscott Maps and Atlases

  • 1872. A single page map of Swampscott, including areas of Marblehead and Peabody. Published by De Beers. Curtsey of the State Library of Massachusetts.
  • 1880. Atlas of the town of Swampscott, Mass. Published by G.M.Hopkins. Curtsey of the State Library of Massachusetts.
  • 1897. Atlas of the town of Swampscott, Mass. Published by G.M.Hopkins. Curtsey of the State Library of Massachusetts.
  • 1905. Atlas of the City of Lynn Massachusetts. Includes, also, the towns of Swampscott and Saugus. Published by L.J.Richards & Co. Curtsey of the State Library of Massachusetts.
  • 1924. Richards standard atlas of the City of Lynn and the towns of Swampscott, Saugus and Nahant Massachusetts. Published by Richards Map Company, 1924. Curtsey of the State Library of Massachusetts.

*New* Program covers from Tributes to Martin Luther King Jr. that were done in the Swampscott Schools in the late 80’s and 90’s