The Home for Little Wanderers 780 American Legion Hwy, Roslindale, MA02131 Originally an orphanage at the turn of the 19th Century, The Home for Little Wanderers is now a service agency for…More children and families in at-risk situations. This non-profit organization offers adoption and foster care services, clinical support, housing and special education.
The West Roxbury Historical Society is inside the West Roxbury Public Library. The Historical Society's room is on…More the lowest floor and locked. The Historical Society is open only Thursday nights from 6 to 8pm.
According to the the Society, "The first meeting of the West Roxbury Historical Society was held on April 29, 1931 in the home of Miss Ester and Miss Elizabeth Atwill. The house was located at the current CVS site." Bob Murphy has been the president of the society since 1999.
Fairview Corner 170 Spring St, Boston, MA02132 Fairview Corner is a 3,000-square foot block consisting of five storefronts owned by Shirley Walsh. Businesses include…More Fabutique, a women's clothing boutique; Kalembar Dune, a store selling vintage and artisan home goods; Top it Off Accessories and Just Baked, a bakery and cafe. In addition to the stores, Fairview Corner also houses the campaign headquarters of US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren. Parking is available in the lot behind Fairview Corner.
Reliable Trading Post 115 Park St, West Roxbury, MA02132 The owner of the Reliable Trading Post claims that hers is the only authentic place of it's kind in New England, and she…More enforces an ecclectic set of rules to go with that belief - the first of which is that nothing that couldn't have existed in the 1800's should be in her store. While technically that excludes any customers, her point is more directed toward cell phones and anything "www" or "dot com". Perhaps you'll want to inquire about the TV she watches in the office. Offering antiques and collectibles, the post is housed in a delightfully rustic renovated home with a two-story barn built in 1894 out back. Feel free to bargain or offer trades if you don't like her prices - that's why it's called a trading post.