Main South's Octagon House

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Architecture - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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Preservation Worcester
10 Cedar Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: Open and free to the public.
Description: In 1853, one of Worcesters two Octagon houses was built on a large lot in the newly developing Main South neighborhood. Find out about the Octagon House fad, why houses were built with eight sides, and learn about the early family that lived in this house that is still tucked away on Norwood Street.

This is the second of four in a series of illustrated talks that unveil fascinating facts about Worcesters Main South, its historic buildings, neighborhoods, and historic personages. Watch soom for listings of more talks in this series.
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Phone: 508-754-8760
Entered by: Preservation Worcester

Created: January 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM
Last Modified: January 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM

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