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Benjamin Collins House, South Pamet Road, Truro, Barnstable County, MA

Benjamin Collins House, South Pamet Road, Truro, Barnstable County, MA

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Summary

Significance: This Cape Cod "double house" is one of the earliest in this area of North and South Pamet Roads in Truro, and is reputedly the home of Hector, the last slave in Truro. The house originally belonged to Hector's owner, Benjamin Collins, a member of one of the early families on Cape Cod who played an important part in the development of the Cape.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-280
Survey number: HABS MA-711

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Truro (Mass. : Town)41.99555, -70.03435
Google Map of 41.995551, -70.03434899999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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