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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.
Photographs -The first Town Hall MONUMENTS ON LEXINGTON COMMON (OVERSIZE) -Cary Memorial Library 2016. All rights reserved.
The first Town Hall

The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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Last modified on: March 22, 2016