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7. Original owner (if known) Meriam <br /> Original use Shoe Findings Factory <br /> Subsequent uses (if any) and dates <br /> 8. Themes (check as many as applicable) <br /> Aboriginal Conservation Recreation <br /> Agricultural Education Religion <br /> Architectural Exploration/ Science/ <br /> The Arts settlement invention <br /> Commerce Industry x Social/ <br /> Communication Military humanitarian <br /> Community development Political Transportation <br /> 9. Historical significance (include explanation of themes checked above) <br /> Oakland St. opened, 1882 <br /> This is the present office of the Lexington Press; it was the former barn <br /> on the estate of Nathaniel Merriam, Goodwin Road. <br /> S. Lawrence Whipple, 1984 <br /> Barn has gable end to street, one round-headed window with wooden 'keystone' <br /> in gable; first floor windows w. flat projecting lintels, lice' each side of <br /> projecting entrance porch. Entrance has triangular pediment. <br /> Long ell to left of entrance, two Story factory. <br /> 10. Bibliography and/or references (such as local histories, deeds, assessor's records, <br /> early maps, etc.) <br /> Ed Worthen, Calender History. p. 85 <br /> Robert Outerbridge, present owner of 8 Goodwin Rd. , orig. site of barn <br />