Category Archives: Natick

William Oakes House (1878)

The house at 43 Eliot Street in South Natick was built in in 1878 for William Oakes. It is believed to occupy the site of an apple orchard planted for Rev. Oliver Peabody by the Natick Praying Indians.

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Sacred Heart Church Rectory, South Natick (1880)

The house at 19 Eliot Street in South Natick was built in the 1880s by Harper Leavitt on land once owned by David Morse. Leavitt died in 1893 and in 1895 the house was purchased by Sacred Heart Church for … Continue reading

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Atkins-Fair House (1839)

The Atkins-Fair House is a Greek Revival-style dwelling at 39 Eliot Street in South Natick. The house was built in 1839 for the newly-married John Atkins. As written in the entry by Horace Mann on the “David Morse Place and … Continue reading

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Peletiah Morse’s Tavern (1748)

Peletiah Morse’s Tavern, at 33 Eliot Street in South Natick, was built in 1748 to serve as a residence, tavern and stage stop on the Old Hartford Road. Located not far from the 1730 house of Morse’s father, David Morse, … Continue reading

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Weigand House (1824)

The Weigand or Weihgant House, at 24 Eliot Street in South Natick, was built between 1824 and 1830. It is not certain who built the house, but by the mid-nineteenth century it was owned by Samuel Walcott, a shoe manufacturer. … Continue reading

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Dr. S. H. Spaulding House (1829)

Dr. Stephen Hodgman Spaulding (1787-1866) was born in Chelmsford and studied three years at the Harvard Medical School. As described in the History of Middlesex County, Vol. III (1890): He commenced practice in Littleton, Mass., remained a few years, then … Continue reading

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Wheeler House, South Natick (1831)

Moses Eames built the Greek Revival house at 4 Pleasant Street in South Natick in the 1830s, on land he had acquired in 1831. Eames later built a larger home next door on Pleasant Street in 1839. In 1845, he … Continue reading

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