Newton Free Library

Plan of Waban arranged for the Waban Neighborhood Club

The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that s peak to the community's social, cultural, and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and provide insight into Newton from the 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from agriculture to industry and becoming a suburban Boston residential community. Presented here is a color map prepared by William E. Leonard, civil engineer, illustrating the development plan for Waban Village. c. 1910.

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