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i. O:igiral owner (if known) AM05 tack,--, <br /> Original use <br /> Subsequent uses (if any) and dates <br /> 8. Themes (check as many as applicable) <br /> Aboriginal Conservation Recreation <br /> Agricultural Education Religion <br /> Are Exploration/ Science/ <br /> The Arts settlement invention <br /> Commerce Industry Social/ <br /> Communication Military Humanitarian <br /> Community development Political . Transportation <br /> 9. Historical Significance (include explanation of themes checked above) <br /> cont'd: at right angles to street, center entrance on long side <br /> Oldest part of house has bracketted cornice, double <br /> brackets at corner posts- Italianate <br /> 3 chimneys - tall - at rear roof <br /> 2 story bay at rear of house <br /> Door in Greek Revival, rather elaborate framing <br /> Front facade 5 over 4 windows <br /> Attached buildings simply treated <br /> Historical significance <br /> Built in 1842 for Amos Locke. (He was first taxed for a finished house <br /> in 1843; valuation of house, barn, and 211 acres was $1,341.) This land was <br /> once part of Rev. Jonas Clarke's farm and the final settlement of Clarke's <br /> estate was made in 1823. <br /> Amos Locke was a descendant of a very early Lexington family. His brother, <br /> William, operated a turning mill on North Street at the time this house was being <br /> built. (The mill produced interior trim for doors and windows.) <br /> (Source: Lexington Historical Society; notes of present owners Mr., and Mrs. <br /> Gerald Baxter.) S. Lawrence Whipple, 1984 <br /> 10. Bibliography and/or references (such as local histories, deeds, assessor's records, <br /> early maps, etc.) <br />