Monthly Archives: December 2011

Capt. Samuel Trevett House (1717)

The house at 65 Washington Street in Marblehead was home to members of the Trevett family, a prominent Marblehead shipping dynasty. The sign on the house states that it was built in 1717 for Capt. Benjamin Trevett and his wife, … Continue reading

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Bolton Friends Meetinghouse (1796)

Quakers in Bolton formed the Friends Meeting in 1779 and constructed the Bolton Friends Meetinghouse in 1795. By 1930, membership had dwindled and the Friends joined the Unitarians and Baptists and formed the Bolton Federated Church, known as the First … Continue reading

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District School, Old Sturbridge Village (1810)

The District School at Old Sturbridge Village is a one-room Schoolhouse, originally built in Candia, New Hampshire, c. 1800-1810. It was moved to Sturbridge in 1955.

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Edgar F. Crooks House (1886)

The house at 28 Pomeroy Terrace in Northampton was built in 1885-1886 by C.H. Jones of Springfield for E.F. Crooks. C.H. Jones was a painter, artist and architect who designed other buildings in Northampton, including the Lilly Library in Florence. … Continue reading

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6-8 Pomeroy Terrace, Northampton (1895)

The only double house on Pomeroy Terrace in Northampton is located at Nos. 6-8. It was built around 1895 as a rental property by Henry Staplin, on land he had acquired in 1886, when the Pomeroy Terrace development was being … Continue reading

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Amherst College President’s House (1834)

The house of the President of Amherst College was built in 1834-1835. An earlier house, built in 1821-1822, had been considered too damp and unhealthy, so the current house was then built on higher ground, across South Pleasant Street from … Continue reading

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Old First Baptist Church, Amherst (1835)

The building at 79 South Pleasant Street in Amherst was built in 1834-1835 as the First Baptist Church. The Baptist Society in Amherst began in 1827 as a branch of the New Salem Baptist Church, becoming a branch of the … Continue reading

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