Monthly Archives: February 2012

Shepherd House (1796)

Built by Seth Russell in 1796, the house at 66 Bridge Street in Northampton is part of Historic Northampton’s complex of buildings. It is known as the Shepherd House because Susan Monroe Shepherd purchased it in 1856 and lived there … Continue reading

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Clapp Laboratory, Mount Holyoke College (1924)

Williston Hall at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley burned down in 1917 and was replaced by the Cornelia Clapp Laboratory in 1924. The Gothic Revival building was named for Cornelia Clapp, a member of the Mount Holyoke class of … 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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Merrill House (1840)

Merrill House in South Hadley has been owned since 1956 by Mount Holyoke College and was purchased, in part, with funds provided by Charles E. Merrill. The house was built in 1840 for Rev. Joseph D. Condit (1804-1847), who was … Continue reading

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George Sargeant House (1869)

The house at 82 Bridge Street in Northampton was built in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century, but the front of the house was remodeled in 1869 by William F. Pratt for then owner George Sargeant. In recent years, … 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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Clarence S. Clark House (1894)

The Colonial Revival house at 376 Essex Street in Salem was built around 1894 for businessman Clarence S. Clark, a Morocco manufacturer. The house stands on the site of the Sprague-White House, built c. 1796 and demolished c. 1893, which … Continue reading

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