Levi Thaxter House
- Levi Thaxter House
Levi Thaxter House, 262 Main Street. Built in 1818. Celia, poet and artist, and Levi Lincoln Thaxter lived a brief time in this house built by his parents. This center-entrance frame structure was the home of Celia Thaxter, a well-known American poet. Levi L. Thaxter was Harvard educated, a lawyer, well known in the literary circles as a man of culture and refinement. Levi, always in search of a career, was best known for his readings of poetry by Robert Browning. The house has been moved from the original location (Main Street near current Town Hall) to the corner of Main and Cuba Streets. Photographed in 1961 by W.C. Woodman.
- Watertown Free Public Library
- Collection (local):
Architecture, Domestic--Watertown (Mass)--History
Historic sites--Watertown (Mass)
Historic buildings--Watertown (Mass.)
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
City and town life--Massachusetts--Watertown
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