Monthly Archives: December 2011

Scollay Square

In 1960, I was living near Boston where Scollay Square was the well-known tenderloin district, sort of like the lower Arch and Race Street area was in Philadelphia.  Of course, I wanted to see it.  Just the name alone sounded … Continue reading

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Springfield Reservoir

I see on a map what my high school cohort knew as Springfield Reservoir is actually Springton Reservoir.  Was the name changed, or, more likely, we mistook the name?  I do not remember seeing it written anywhere—”Springfield Reservoir” was just … Continue reading

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