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Two prints and negatives of the Sanderson House, also known as the Lyons House, 1314 Massachusetts Avenue, circa 1938 and April 1942. 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 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.
Photographs -Sanderson House -Cary Memorial Library 2016. All rights reserved.
Sanderson House (Lyons House), circa 1938 and April 1942

The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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