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Record 298/742
Cary Memorial Library 2011. All rights reserved.
Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1942
Description Photo folder, BOWMAN TAVERN, MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Bowman Tavern, 837 Massachusetts Avenue, East Lexington.

A working tavern between 1820 and 1843. Later, Augustus Childs had a store here. Near Curve Street in East Lexington. A Federal style house with 5 bays, a portico, and a white picket fence. There is a smaller ell in rear attached to the house.

1 photo, exterior

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Object ID Worthen.19.104
Object Name Folder, File
People Bowman
Search Terms East Lexington
Massachusetts Avenue #837, Bowman Tavern
Bowman Tavern, Massachusetts Avenue #837
Subjects Businesses
Commerce
Taverns
Town life
Title BOWMAN TAVERN, MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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