The pantry is located next to the kitchen. The room also contains shelves that were used to store non-refrigerated perishables. Mrs. Phillips ordered these in small numbers from S.S. Pierce, a Boston-based grocer. Anna Phillips inherited the icebox as part of her aunt Anna Peabody’s estate and the pantry was designed around the unit, including a hatch door on the exterior of the house so that ice could be placed into the icebox without ever having to let the iceman into the house.
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