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Calvin D. Paige residence with carriage house Southbridge Massachusetts
TitleCalvin D. Paige residence with carriage house Southbridge Massachusetts
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SubjectSouthbridge (Mass.)--History; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Central business districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Architecture--United States--19th century; Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial works.
DescriptionImposing three story residence with carriage house, on the corner of Main and Everett streets, in Southbridge. Second Empire is the style, with embellished porches on the west and north facing sides, double-leaved doors, elaborate window moldings and a mansard roof. The house has been compared with the JJ Oakes property at 14, South Street, as there is a similarity in style. A winter scene showing the trees without leaves, allowing for a better view of the house. Residence of United States Representative Calvin De Witt Paige, (1848-1930) also known as Calvin D. Paige of Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, on May 20, 1848. Son of Calvin A. Paige and Mercy (Dresser) Paige; married 1873 to Ida Francis Edwards. Republican. President, Central Mills Co. (cotton); president, Southbridge Savings Bank; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1878-79; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1904; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1906-07; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1913-25. Died in Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass., April 24, 1930. Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Southbridge. The house was later occupied by Dr. Helen Graf Harwood as a combined residence and surgery. The main house and the carriage house were separated. The entrance to the carriage house is now from Everett Street only. The Southbridge Credit Union has been located at this intersection subsequently.
CreatorPease, Aaron H.
SourceImage from page 47 of the A.H. Pease album #2
RelationIs part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts.
Coverage42 degrees 04' N72 degrees 02' W
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