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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1890
Description Stone Building, Massachusetts Avenue, 1890.

"This is a fine view of the house taken in 1890. It is almost unnecessary to repeat that it was erected in 1833 by Mr. Eli Robbins to provide a public hall for lectures and entertainments. Miss Ellen Stone presented it to the Town in 1892. It might be well to remind those who have only seen Miss Ellen Stone in recent years that she was very well educated, had traveled widely, and was interested in town affairs. She served two years on the school committee."
Object ID Worthen.slide122
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
People Robbins, Eli
Stone, Ellen
Search Terms Massachusetts Avenue #735, Stone Building
Stone Building, Massachusetts Avenue #735
Subjects Entertainment
Lecture halls
Public hall
School committee
Title Stone Building, Massachusetts Avenue
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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