Early Houses [Lexington]
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 26.475 W 071° 12.902
19T E 317824 N 4701146
Quick Description: The Sanderson House is believed to be one of the few remaining 17th century structures, and there are several structures in the area from the 18th century.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/25/2006 7:50:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMFNE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 26

Long Description:
Sign:

"The Sanderson House is believed to be one of Lexington's few remaining 17th century structures. With its neighbors, the Munroe Tavern and the white Mason house across the road, it is part of a group of very early buildings. Two clues to their age are the massive supporting beams and huge chimneys.

"Look for another early building, the Robbins House, at No. 1295, illustrated above. Built in 1716 in East Lexington, it was moved to its present site in 1946. Moving houses to new sites instead of tearing them down has been a frequent practice in Lexington.

"Munroe District

"7"

Caption Reads: "The Stephen Robbins house in East Lexington, from an 1851 painting."

This sign is located on the south side of the road, down Massachusetts Avenue from sign no. 8.
Agency Responsible for Placement: Other (Place below)

Agency Responsible for Placement (if not in list above): Town of Lexington

County: Middlesex

City/Town Name: Lexington

Year Placed: Not listed

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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