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Historical marker

Description

House shaped board w/ overhanging flat "roof" painted gray and embellished in black paint w/ silhouette of Puritan man and the inscription "Spencer-Pierce House/ Here 400 acres of land were granted to John/ Spencer by the town of Newbury in 1635. The stone/ portion of the house (known as the Garrison House)/ was built soon afterwards/ 1630 Mass. Bay Tercentenary 1930"

Details

Maker
Browne (Maker)
Date
1930
Inscriptions
Signed on lower right hand of front: ""Browne""
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
SIGN
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
Dimensions
19.125 x 24 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.314
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14295

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