Nuttings Dance Hall, Waltham, Massachusetts

In 1914 C.P. Nutting opened Nuttings Dance Hall at the canoe boathouse, where Prospect Street crosses the Charles River. The hall burned down in 1961; the pilings can still be seen in the river.

The Gold Star Mothers bridge, and pilings from Nuttings dance hall

Ray Noble at Nuttings On The Charles

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Created: July 2002. Updated: 10 May 2014 ...always under construction!