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Record 553/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description Photo folder, SANDERSON HOUSE (LYONS HOUSE), MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Photos of the Sanderson House, 1314 Massachusetts Avenue, also known as the Lyons House.

Of historical significance, related to the Battle of Lexington, the Sanderson House is located adjacent to the Munroe Tavern. The house dates to around 1730. Samuel Sanderson and his wife, Mary Munroe Sanderson, occupied the house in 1775. A cabinetmaker and carpenter by trade, Sanderson also served with Captain Parker's Minute Men. At least one injured British soldier was housed here on April 19, 1775.

2 photos
2 negatives

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Year Range from 1938
Year range to 1942
Object ID Worthen.19.186
Object Name Folder, File
People Sanderson, Samuel
Sanderson, Mary Munroe
Search Terms Sanderson House, Massachusetts Avenue #1314
Massachusetts Avenue #1314, Sanderson House
Lyons House, Massachusetts Avenue #1314
Massachusetts Avenue #1314, Lyons House
Subjects Buildings
Town life
Title SANDERSON HOUSE (LYONS HOUSE), MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
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