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Record 526/746
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.
Photographs -PARKER-MORRELL-DANA HOUSE, MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE -Cary Memorial Library 2016. All rights reserved.
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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