Wendell Holmes House

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Oliver Wendell Holmes House
... Oliver Wendell Holmes House is a National Historic Landmark at 868 Hale Street in Beverly, Massachusetts ... The house was built in 1909 by Asa Obear Marshall for Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ... This house is frequently confused with the Oliver Wendell Holmes House at 1124 Massachusetts Ave ...

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