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Record 628/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1885
Description Photo, Lexington's first Town Hall. Note included with the image says, "Our first Town Hall, built in 1846. Used for many years for both Town Hall and High School. Picture shows the 'new' recitation rooms being built on back of original part. Moved off in 1901. Previous to 1846 town meetings were held in the old church on the Common. The present high school is on the same spot."

This is one of a group of images on proof pages for an unidentified publication. All images in this set were taken in 1885, according to a note included with them.
Object ID Worthen.19.212.005
Object Name Proof, Printing
Search Terms Town Hall (first, 1846-1871), Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington High School (First, 1854-1902)
Title The first Town Hall
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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