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Record 526/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1865
Description Photo folder: PARKER-MORRELL-DANA HOUSE, MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Parker-Morrell-Dana House, 627 Massachusetts Avenue, East Lexington.

Photographs and a postcard of Federal style house with Greek Revival modifications which include Ionic columns.

Originally built by Francis Bowman around 1800, it was owned by Obadiah Parker, a town clerk and forger who left town around 1805. Morell acquired the house and made changes around 1839. His daughter married Otis Dana and lived here along with their daughter Ellen Dana, who died in 1913. She willed the house to the Lexington Home for Aged People. Morell entertained Lafayette in 1829.

2 photographs
1 postcard, the same image as one of the photographs.
1 photo, undated

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Object ID Worthen.19.174
Object Name Folder, File
People Bowman, Francis
Dana, Elizabeth Morrell
Dana, Ellen
Dana, Otis
Morrell, Ambrose
Parker, Obadiah
Search Terms Dana Home, Massachusetts Avenue #627
East Lexington
Massachusetts Avenue #627, Parker-Morrell-Dana House
Parker-Morrell-Dana House, Massachusetts Avenue #627
Subjects Buildings
Town life
Title PARKER-MORRELL-DANA HOUSE, MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
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