Boit Home at 5 Bennett Street, Wakefield, Mass.

Title:
  • Boit Home at 5 Bennett Street, Wakefield, Mass.
Creator:
  • Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Description:
  • Photos show the Elizabeth Boit Home for Aged Women located between Bennett Street and Richardson Street near Main Street. The Italianate style home was built between 1875 and 1881, possibly for Marcus Simpson, who worked for the Wakefield Rattan Company. It was purchased in 1894 to be used as a home for elderly women. In 1921 the name was changed to honor Elizabeth Boit, who had given generously to the institution.
  • Detailed entry in building survey, "The cultural resources of Wakefield", pB20
  • The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Photos taken at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Date:
  • 07-08-2008
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Publisher:
  • [Wakefield, Mass. : The author]

Citation

Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-, “Boit Home at 5 Bennett Street, Wakefield, Mass.,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed September 27, 2020, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/4559.

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