I grew up in an area known as Kent Park, which is off South River Street.
Police Department: Chief Frank Sinnott, Charlie Sinnott, William Sullivan, Carl Held, Slim Garside, Danny Dunn, Dick Brightman, Lindy Cubbeck, Buddy Rien, Bob Frugoli, John Mc Gowan, Bob Kelly, Charlie Chaplin, John Roderick, John Murphy, Don Ryan, Jack Woods.
The station was on Dyke Road and The Police and Fire Dispatcher was Percy Robinson.
In my research of Streets I have found 17 that have been accepted by town meeting articles going back for 92 years and the town has not been receiving state funding for the town to help maintain them.
This is not a book but a quick reference of my personal notes of when and what things happened in our town. Harold Whitcher (past representative and selectman) walking the streets.
The following are my personal notes of Marshfield and the town that I grew up in. It is important to write things down so we can pass this information on to our children so they know what it was like in Marshfield and what went on in our town.
Back then you could count the houses on one hand that people lived in this area year round and today there are over a hundred plus houses. Going to Humarock (which is over the bridge) you could see the cows roaming around in the fields on Ferry Street and when you went the other way on South River Street to the center of town you would pass Ma and Pa Hayes Farm (across from the cranberry bogs.
Plain Street by the Memorial Park, Pine Street, Brant Rock, and Clay Pit Road.
Beaches: Burkes, Humarock, Rexham, and the South River swimming place.
Most of all in the wintertime, he would have stockings on his hands to keep them warm or Burton Taylor landing his sea plane on the south river (from the old railroad bridge to the Willow Street bridge).
It brings back memories of growing up in what we all call home "Marshfield".
Heat: We had a fire place, and kerosene kitchen stoves I remember going out side to a big barrel with the bottle from the kitchen stove filling it and bring it back and putting on the back of the stove.