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INVENTORY FORM CONTINUATION SHEET Town Property Address <br /> LEXINGTON 20 WALTHAM STREET <br /> MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL COMMISSION Area(s) Form No. <br /> MASSACHUSETTS ARCHIVES BUILDING <br /> 220 MORRISSEY BOULEVARD 19 <br /> BOSTON,MASSACHUSETTS 02125 <br /> HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: <br /> This was formerly the barn on Dr. Howland Holmes' property. The house was located at the corner of Massachusetts <br /> Avenue and Waltham Street and was demolished about 1925 to make way for the Aldrich Block at 1736 Massachusetts <br /> Avenue(#18). <br /> The barn at 20 Waltham Street was converted to the post office in 1924 and remained as such until the new Post Office at <br /> 1661 Massachusetts Avenue (#16)was put in service in 1938. <br /> BIBLIOGRAPHY: <br /> Kelly,Beverly Allison. Lexington: A Century of Photographs. Lexington Historical Society, 1980,p. 91. <br /> Supplement prepared by: <br /> Lisa Mausolf <br /> March 2009 <br /> ,.may s <br /> g _ ` <br /> is <br /> i <br /> ,Xe„ <br /> N <br /> Early 20`"century photo of 20 Waltham St. <br /> Source: Kelly,p. 91. <br />
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