Cutting ice on Jamaica Pond. Credit: Boston Public Library via the JP Historical Society
This photo is a reminder of when ice used to be big business in Boston and Jamaica Pond was a primary place to harvest it. The Historical Society is sponsoring a talk on this vanished industry in January.
If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) "Jamaica Plain," here are three ways to nominate it as our "Photo of the Day":
- Email me at chris@jamaicaplainnews
- Tag a picture on Twitter with @02130News
- Put your photo in the Jamaica Plain News photo pool on Flickr