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Captain William Wildes House, 872 Commercial Street, Weymouth, Norfolk County, MA

Captain William Wildes House, 872 Commercial Street, Weymouth, Norfolk County, MA

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Significance: A late eighteenth-century architectural remnant of the Georgian period, the Captain William Wildes House is associated with Brigadier General Solomon Lovell. Wildes was Lovell's son-in-law; Lovell acted as Commander of the Commonwealth's lead forces during the siege of Castine, Maine, in Summer 1779.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-91
Survey number: HABS MA-248



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter


East Weymouth (Weymouth, Mass.)42.22560, -70.93841
Google Map of 42.225598, -70.9384089


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