Previous Next
Record 124/301
Berry-Hartley-Crosby house, southwest corner Massachusetts Avenue and School Street. "Probably built by Ebenezer Stone in 1860. Subsequent owners were George W. Berry, H. A. Hartley (large carpet store in Boston), and James M. Crosby. Crosby was a sporting character, many very fine horses. He was presumed to be state agent of the Louisiana lottery. All buildings burned October 11, 1894 (or 1893?), loss of $60,000 (horses). Picture taken in the 1880s when Berry owned the place."
Lantern Slides -Berry-Hartley-Crosby House, ca. 1880 -Cary Memorial Library 2016. All rights reserved.
Berry-Hartley-Crosby House, 1880

The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

Cary Memorial Library 1874 Massachusetts Avenue . Lexington, MA 02420 781-862-6288 | Fax 781-862-7355   
Last modified on: March 22, 2016