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Record 604/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description Photo folder: WHEATON HOMESTEAD, MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Wheaton Homestead, 1133 Massachusetts Avenue, East Lexington.

Photographs and negatives show the changes of this farm house.

Around 1880, the house had a picket fence. Two posed images at that time show family, horses, dogs, and carriages outside of the front of the house. By 1898 the picket fence is gone, and the front entry has been extended. There is also a porch with a decorative railing from the front entry around one side of the house. The added structures around the back are still in evidence. By 1964, those structures are still there. The small porch has been moved to the side of the house, and the old trees are gone.

3 photos circa 1898
3 photos, 3 negatives of Wheaton House, 1964

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Year Range from 1880
Year range to 1965
Object ID Worthen.19.205
Object Name Folder, File
People Wheaton
Wheaton, Edward G.
Wheaton, George B.
Search Terms East Lexington
Massachusetts Avenue #1133, Wheaton Homestead
Wheaton Homestead, Massachusetts Avenue #1133
Subjects Agricultural buildings
Agricultural facilities
Barns
Farm life
Farms
Farmsteads
Town life
Title WHEATON HOMESTEAD, MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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