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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1890
Description Rankin House, Massachusetts Avenue, 1890.

"I doubt if any of you recognize the house or its location. This is the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Depot Square where Martin's Drug Store now stands. The house was moved to Cottage Street in 1891 when the Hunt Building was built. You see that this picture was taken on a 19th of April, 1890 I think, but how the photographer managed to collect so many of our notables in so unconventional a grouping is a mystery to me.

1st. of right is Charles Childs, father of Major Childs of Childs Doughnuts; 2nd, Charles Rankin-Civil War veteran who occupied the house. 3rd, His son Charles or "Chippy." 4th, Arthur Fletcher. 5th, Charles H. Franks-Chief of Police. 6th, Patrick F. Dacey. 7th, Webster Smith. 8th, J. Fred Hutchinson. 9th, Ed Nourse. 10th, ? 11th, Michael O'Brien. 12th, William B. Foster. 13th, Angus McKenzie."
Object ID Worthen.slide38
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
People Childs, Charles
Childs, Major
Dacey, Patrick F.
Fletcher, Arthur
Franks, Charles H.
Hutchinson, J. Fred
McKenzie, Angus
Nourse, Edward
O'Brien, Michael
Rankin, Charles "Chippy"
Rankin, Charles H.
Smith, Webster
Search Terms Battle of Lexington commemorations
Childs Doughnuts
Depot Park
Depot Square
Hunt Building
Martin's Drug Store
Rankin (Charles H.) House, Massachusetts Avenue
Subjects Buildings
Town center
Title Rankin House, Massachusetts Avenue, April 19, 1890
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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