Sports, Park, Parklands and Pond Menu
The pond, 1905, 1920, 1945 and 2003
Hopedale Pond and Parklands - slideshow on YouTube
Field Day photos Nineteen on four pages
Hopedale Field Days slide show on YouTube
The Gym - Milford News articles from 1955
The Boston Celtics at the Draper Gym
The pond in the early twentieth century - Boat races, boathouses, and parasols.
Swans on the pond
Draper Field Draper baseball, 1948
Hardball Paternalism, Hardball Politics - Labor relations and Blackstone Valley baseball
Town Park History by Gordon Hopper
Town Park - early 1900s
Soapbox derby race, Freedom Street, 1950
Arnold Nealley - Hunter and fisherman
A Walk Through the Parklands, with pictures and text - Hopedale Street to the First Bridge First Bridge to Second
Fireplace Second Fireplace to Third Fireplace Rustic Bridge to Freedom Street The Lookout Saltbox Road
(It's not necessary to come back here to go through all of these pages. Each one has a link to the next.)
Parklands, 1899 - 1905 - Reports of the Park Commissioners
Parklands Memories - Tom Lipsky
Parklands map, 1904 - With names of property owners of the area at that time.
Parklands map, 1913 - By landscape architect, Warren Henry Manning. Much more detailed than the 1903 map.
Park and Parklands History - Gordon Hopper article.
Park Department History This is an extensive history of the Park, pond and Parklands from 1899 to the present,
done by Rick Espanet.
The Bridges of Hopedale Pond (Freedom Street, trolley, Cutler's, Rawson's, Rustic)
Hopedale Pond, August 3, 2006
Hopedale Pond without water - December 2006. And also dry on August 2010.
Hopedale Pond, October 20, 2009
John Stanas - champion swimmer.
Hopedale's Glorified Mill Pond
Dredging Hopedale Pond, 1949
Plowing Hopedale Pond
Ice-out When does the ice on Hopedale Pond melt?
Hopedale Pond and Parklands, 2009 - Slideshow on YouTube.
Hopedale Pond - August 14, 2010
Hopedale Pond - September 1, 2010
Repairing the dam - 2010
Now and Then at Hopedale Pond
Now and Then at the Hopedale Country Club
Pistol, rifle and skeet shooting
Fanny Osgood - One of the best known woman golfer of the early twentieth century.
The Ski Hill - Read about the Hopedale Ski Hill on a website of memories of long-gone hills.
More on the ski hill - Milford News photos for 1967 and 1968.
Cross country team, 2007 - Winners of Division 2 Central Massachusetts and state titles.
Lekia Cowen - Milford Daily News Athlete of the Week, December 30, 2007.
Road race - August 21, 2010. Road race - August 20, 2011 Road race - May 2013
For more pictures of the Town Park, Parklands, and Hopedale Pond, go to Recent Pictures Menu (through 2007)
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