Abraham Browne House
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Abraham Browne House, 562 Main Street. Seventeenth-century family lived in what was termed a "mansion house" at the time. There is one large room on the first floor, which incorporated living, cooking, and sleeping space. The upper chamber contains an extremely rare three-part casement window frame. Prior to restoration in 1924. In a near ruinous state when it was acquired by Historic New England founder William Sumner Appleton in 1919, the house was painstakingly restored in what is acknowledged to be the first fully documented restoration in America.
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- Watertown Free Public Library
- Browne, Abraham--1671-1729
Architecture, Domestic--Watertown (Mass)--History
Historic sites--Watertown (Mass)
Historic buildings--Watertown (Mass.)
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
City and town life--Massachusetts--Watertown
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