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Birthplace of Edward Everett

Item Information

Title:
Birthplace of Edward Everett
Description:
"This was built about 1770. The Rev. Oliver Everett was pastor of the New South Church in Boston in 1782, and after giving up his pastorate there removed to Dorchester, and in this house his son, the noted Edward Everett, was born in 1794. It stands on the corner of Boston and Pond Streets. It is said to have been occupied by General Washington. It is said that Robt. Oliver, a West India merchant, built this house." From "Homes of Our Forefathers in Boston, Old England and Boston, New England" by Edwin Whitefield, 1889.
Author:
Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892
Date:
1945
Format:
Prints
Genre:
prints (visual works)
engravings (prints)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
houses
exterior views
historic sites
Birthplaces
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Everett, Oliver, 1752-1802
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 hand-tinted engraving
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Mr. W.S. Appleton, 1945
Identifier:
198517
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.3650.005