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The Elms interior, Main Street, near present location of Saltonstall Park.

The Elms interior, Main Street, near present location of Saltonstall Park.

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Title:
The Elms interior, Main Street, near present location of Saltonstall Park.
Description:
Victorian interior of the estate, "The Elms", home of Abijah White, a wealthy business man and father of Maria White Lowell. Located on the corner of Main Street and Whites Avenue. Abijah White was the eldest only son of Jonas White to marry. He worked with his father on his many cattle-raising farms in western Massachusetts. They exported beef to the West Indies. Abijah and Ann Maria Howard White had six daughters and one son.
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Houses
Subjects:
Architecture, Domestic--Watertown (Mass)
Dwellings--Massachusetts--Watertown
Neighborhood--Massachusetts--Watertown
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
City and town life--Massachusetts--Watertown
Interior decoration--Watertown--Massachusetts
Housing--Interior decoration--Watertown--Massachusetts
Historic sites--Watertown (Mass)--History
White, Abijah--1779-1846
White, Ann Maria Howard
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure EL37