- Town Hall
Exterior view -- decorated with bunting for election of U.S. Grant. Town Hall, 1868. Town affairs were carried on for ten years without a Town Hall. In 1846 a wooden structure close to the corner of Main and Church Streets was built. Part of Dr. Spring?s property was bought for 25> a square foot. Stone steps ran up the full width. Tall fluted columns of Corinthian style capped with carved acanthus leaves graced the front. The columns supported the front gable. Upstairs was a hall with platform and gallery, capable of seating 300 people. The first floor space was used for town offices, a couple of stores and in the back, a jail.
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Watertown Town Hall
Watertown (Mass.)--Politics and government
Massachusetts--Watertown--Politics and government
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
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