House at 34 Salem Street, Wakefield, Mass.


House at 34 Salem Street, Wakefield, Mass.


Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-


Wakefield, Mass. : The author,




Photos show views of the house located at 34 Salem Street on the southeast corner of the intersection with Pleasant Street. Built around 1819-1820, the large Federal style house was build by contractor Elias Boardman, who had also done construction work on Beacon Hill in Boston. The house was considered so extravagant at the time that it was known locally as "Boardman's Folly". A rear ell and garage were added later. The home is now broken into apartments. Photos taken around noon on Friday, November 2, 2007.;Detailed entry in building survey, "The cultural resources of Wakefield", pA78.;The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Elias Boardman House (Wakefield, Mass.);Architecture, Domestic -- Massachusetts -- Wakefield -- Pictorial works.

Wakefield (Mass.) -- Pictorial works.

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Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-, "House at 34 Salem Street, Wakefield, Mass.," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #13948, (accessed September 25, 2017).