The Foster-Hutchinson House

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1964

GUSN

GUSN-169736

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Description

Thomas Hutchinson, Tory governor of Massachusetts, watched as an angry mob almost tore down his beloved three-story house on Garden Court Street on Aug. 26, 1765. Hutchinson longed for it during his exile in England until his death in 1780. This article explores the Foster-Hutchinson House, one of the great lost pieces of architecture in Boston history.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 112

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1964.054.195.001

Abstract

Thomas Hutchinson, Tory governor of Massachusetts, watched as an angry mob almost tore down his beloved three-story house on Garden Court Street on Aug. 26, 1765. Hutchinson longed for it during his exile in England until his death in 1780. This article explores the Foster-Hutchinson House, one of the great lost pieces of architecture in Boston history.

Date Notes

Volume 54, Number 195 (Winter, 1964)

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Record Details

Originator

Abbott Lowell Cummings (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1964). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England