Mailing List:1999-10-16 02, Re: S WHITNEY HISTORIC HOUSE, by Jeanne Muse

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From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at-> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] S WHITNEY HISTORIC HOUSE Date: Sat, 16 Oct 1999 21:06:34 -0400 Paul and everyone: The Geographic Database CD that came with my genealogy software, The Master Genealogist, has this to say about The Wayside: Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Samuel Whitney, muster master for the Concord Militia, lived here during the Revolution. The Wayside was later the home of literary figures and reformers such as the Hathornes, Alcotts, and Lothrops Jeanne ----- Original Message ----- From: Paul & Brenda Nichols <pauli007 -at-> To: <WHITNEY-L -at-> Sent: Saturday, October 16, 1999 2:22 PM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] S WHITNEY HISTORIC HOUSE > > <a href="f065491.gif">f065491.gif</a> > > Name: SAMUEL WHITNEY HOUSE (WAYSIDE) > Also Known as: THE WAYSIDE > > BUILT 1716 - 1717 by: > ALTERED 1845 - 1887 by: > RESTORED 1968 - 1969 by: > RESTORED 1971 - 1972 by: > > Description: > 2-STORY SIDE GABLE GEORGIAN MUCH MODIFIED. FRONT BAY ADDED BY THE > ALCOTTS, E.&W. ADDITIONS HAVE ROMANTIC DETAILING WHILE THE CA. > 1900 WEST PORCH HAS LATE VICTORIAN DETAILS. IN GENERAL, CLAPBOARD > SIDING, GRANITE FOUND, AND WOOD SHINGLE ROOF. HOME OF CONCORD > MINISTER SAMUEL WHITNEY IN 1776 AND LATER HOME OF AUTHORS BRONSON > & LOUISA MAY ALCOTT, NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, AND FINALLY DANIEL & > HARRIET LOTHROP ("MARGARET SIDNEY"). >

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