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Gale and Dickson Store - Harvard Center Historic District - Harvard MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 42° 30.037 W 071° 35.036
19T E 287684 N 4708597
Quick Description: Historic store built in 1896
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 1/14/2014 8:26:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMJY3D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Gale & Dickinson store is in the hearth of Harvard Center at the intersection of Still River Rd and Mass Ave. It is a 3 story wood structure covered in clapboard. This is the third store to stand at this location. There was a building, Nathaniel Stacy Bookbinding Store that was built in 1831 and burned in 1850. The building that replaced that one was moved to Mass Ave to the lot now occupied by the Post Office. The large size of the existing building is an indication of the busy nature of Harvard in the late 19th century.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Harvard Center Historic District

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1 Still River Rd

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