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The number 7 appears on the doorway. The Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary historical marker reads: "The Scotch House. Erected in 1615 or 1651 by the Undertakers of the Iron Works in Lyn (Saugus) to house the Scotch prisoners captured at the Battle of Dunbar and sold into seven years' service in New England as indentured servants (Howard Street)."
Other identifier HNEDID-boa00006
Historic New England properties photographic collection
Historic New England properties
(1930). Historical markers erected by Massachusetts bay colony tercentenary commission; text of inscriptions as revised by Samuel Eliot Morison ... with a foreword by Charles Knowles Bolton .... The Commonwealth of Massachusetts,.