Walking the Post Road

Above: Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, built in 1760.


  1. 1. http://www.dl.ket.org/latinlit/mores/measures/measure.htm

  2. 2.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mile

  3. 3.http://www.jphs.org/colonial/native-americans-in-jamaica-plain.html

  4. 4. Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart ed., Town Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1647-1730. being volume one of the Original (Boston: NE Hist Gen Soc, 1997), 42.

  5. 5. Francis S. Drake,The Town of Roxbury, 1908, 404.

  6. 6.http://loring-greenough.org/

  7. 7.http://johntierney.typepad.com/

“ But I have promises to keep,

  And miles to go before I sleep,

   And miles to go before I sleep.”

Robert Frost

from “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”