Simon Coolidge Homestead, Grove Street
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View from side of first Coolidge home. Simon Coolidge Homestead, Grove Street. From this house, Joseph Coolidge went to his death on April 19, 1775. Herbert Coolidge was the last Coolidge born here. Birthplace of Annie E, Davenport (nee Coolidge), Grove Street. Annie Davenport was the wife of local Dr. Bennet Davenport (married 1873). They were charter members of the Historical Society of Watertown. She taught at the Coolidge School prior to her marriage. Annie was an original member of the Watertown Woman's Club and was their fifth president, 1905-1908. She was a founding member of the Watertown Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution and the third regent, 1900-1903. John Coolidge, Sr. by door with hat in hand. Mary Coolidge (nee Bond), his wife seated. Albert Davenport by fence. Hired hand and child at back door. Duplicate of figure 668 Line # 648.
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|Davenport, Annie Emeline--1848 - 1934|
Bond, Mary Stone--1800-1886
Architecture, Domestic--Watertown (Mass)--History
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
City and town life--Massachusetts--Watertown
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