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  • 1910-2000
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  • This elegant estate on North Main Street was built in 1910 as a country home for Mrs. Iver Johnson. Her late husband was well known for the manufacture of firearms and bicycles and, in 1894, had opened a retail sporting-goods store in Fitchburg. In 1934, the estate became the Dr. Franklin Perkins School, serving a wide range of clientele in a nurturing and homelike environment. The facility has been expanded several times over the years. Title... more
    This elegant estate on North Main Street was built in 1910 as a country home for Mrs. Iver Johnson. Her late husband was well known for the manufacture of firearms and bicycles and, in 1894, had opened a retail sporting-goods store in Fitchburg. In 1934, the estate became the Dr. Franklin Perkins School, serving a wide range of clientele in a nurturing and homelike environment. The facility has been expanded several times over the years. Title from item or accompanying materials. Date supplied by cataloger. Published in: Images of America, Lancaster / Heather Maurer Lennon. Charleston, SC ; Chicago IL ; Portsmouth NH ; San Francisco CA. : Arcadia Publishing, 2001. less
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