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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1876
Description "Centennial House," East Lexington.

"Built 1876, on site of an earlier hotel known as Cutler's Hotel (built before 1825), in which church services were held as well as dances, etc. The Centennial House passed through many hands and had various names: the Willard Hotel, Lexington Inn, etc. Quite famous for its dances as entire third floor was a ballroom with a spring floor. Judging from the costumes this picture must have been taken soon after the opening. Demolished 1944."
Object ID Worthen.slide138
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
Search Terms Centennial House, Massachusetts Avenue #223
Cutler's Hotel
East Lexington
Lexington Inn
Willard Hotel
Subjects Ballrooms
Carriages & coaches
Church services
Dances
Demolished buildings
Dogs
Horses
Hotels
Title Centennial House
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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