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Six prints of Bedford Street and Marrett Road houses and streetscapes just before the widening of Route 128, October and November 1961. On verso: 1. "November 5, 1961... Brenton house, Bedford St. near 128. Trees gone. Taken from in front of the 'yellow house'." 2. "November 5, 1961... Brenton house (east side of Bedford St.) taken from the present 182 clover-leaf" 3. "October 28, 1961... Houses on north side of Bedford Street, taken from a spot opposite Simonds Tavern (which will remain)" 4. "October 28, 1961... Bedford St. from corner of Williams Rd., looking toward Route 128" 5. "October 28, 1961... Houses and old barn on Bedford St., from the corner of Simonds Road looking up toward Rt. 128 - Construction sign up." 6. "October 28, 1961... On Marrett Road bridge at 128, looking back toward large houses. To the left of it a house has just burned down, & others dozed down to the right of it."
Photographs -Bedford Street and Marrett Road houses before the widening of Route 128 -Cary Memorial Library 2016. All rights reserved.
Bedford Street from corner of Williams Road, 1961

The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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