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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1885
Description Jonathan Harrington house, corner of Bedford Street and Elm Avenue, front view, 1885.

"No one knows the age of this house, but it dates long before the Revolution. Here lived Jonathan Harrington, killed April 19, 1775. Later, in 1800, John Augustus lived here. He was a prominent man in the State - a leader in work for the "down and outs," whom he brought here to Lexington to assist in rebuilding their lives. I find in some years he paid poll taxes for 35 men. Next it was occupied by Mr. Chittenden. He with his partner Burr made clocks. For many years James Gould and his daughter Sarah carried on a greenhouse business here. There was a considerable ell to the house which was removed when Mr. Leroy Brown remodeled the house."
Object ID Worthen.slide14
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
People Brown, Leroy
Burr
Chittenden
Gould, James
Gould, Sarah
Harrington, John Augustus
Harrington, Jonathan
Search Terms Battle Green
Elm Avenue
Minutemen of 1775
Battle of Lexington
Lexington Common
Harrington (Jonathan) House, Harrington Road #1
Harrington Road #1, Harrington (Jonathan) House
Subjects Battle Green
Clocks & watches
Greenhouses
Historic houses
Town common

Title Jonathan Harrington House, front view, 1885
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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