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7. Original owner (if known) Robbins family <br /> Original use <br /> Subsequent uses (if any) and dates _ <br /> 8. Historical significance. <br /> Fence marks site of old Stephen Robbins homestead ' 1716) which originally stood here. <br /> House was moved to 1295 Mass. Ave. by Helen Potter in 1940's . (Munroe district. D-1).� <br /> Eli Robbins, grandson of Stephen Robbins,livel here in 1830's & operated fur processing] <br /> business. He is credited with having built along Main St. (now Mass. Ave.) providing <br /> houses for the +100 workers he employed. It has been suggested that this building on <br /> Robbins pari explains the high concentration of 5 bay wide, center entrance houses <br /> along this portion of Mass. Ave. west to Maple St. <br /> 9. Bibliography and/or references such as local histories, deeds, assessor's records, <br /> early maps, etc. <br /> LH Soc. Proceedings - Vola II, Vol IV <br /> 3/73 <br />