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Record 539/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description Photo folder: REED HOMESTEAD, LOWELL STREET

Reed Homestead, 72 Lowell Street, East Lexington.

One photo of Reed Homestead, showing farm house, fields, farm buildings, and farm life.

Large successful dairy enterprise with a homestead, barns, trees, and stone walls. Photo taken from an elevation, possibly a steeple. Copy of earlier photo circa 1890. House presumed to have been built 1789. According to Edwin B. Worthen, Sr. and Charles Hudson, Isaac Reed came to reside in Lexington in 1780. On the knoll back of the barn (opposite the house) was the family's private cemetery.

1 photograph

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Object ID Worthen.19.180
Object Name Folder, File
People Reed
Reed, Isaac
Search Terms East Lexington
Lowell Street #72, Reed Homestead
Reed Homestead, Lowell Street #72
Subjects Agricultural buildings
Agricultural facilities
Farms
Farmsteads
Town life
Title REED HOMESTEAD, LOWELL STREET
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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