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Huebener Brick no. 36 Captain Percival Eaton House, Hancock Street
Huebener Brick no. 36 Captain Percival Eaton House
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 The Captain Percival Eaton house was located on Hancock Street between Cameron and Howe Streets.

The Edward A. Huebener collection of over 100 bricks originally collected by Mr. Huebener exhibits brick paintings of the houses from which the bricks came. The bricks have upon them painted scenes of (mostly) old Dorchester houses and landmarks. To see a list of all the bricks, choose the term Architecture in the list at the left of the screen and choose the first subsection -- the Edward A. Huebener Brick Collection and scroll to the bottom of that page to see icons for all the bricks.

Map Detail 1858 E. Eaton
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 The 1858 Walling map of Norfolk County shows the location of the E. Eaton House on Commercial Street (now Hancock Street)--at the top of this map detail.

Hancock Street with the Eaton House
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 Scan of a photograph of Hancock Street in the 19th century with the Eaton House at the left. Handwritten note on photo states this house was the birthplace of Capt. [Percival] Eaton.

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Here are some images from the Atheneum archive related to this topic. Click on any of these images to open a slideshow of all 33 images.
Ebenezer EatonMap Detail Gov. Gardner mansion 1874Huebener Brick no.33 Eaton TavernMap Detail 1858 Eaton Tavern
Eaton TavernHancock Street with the Eaton HouseRichard Davenport HouseHundred Steps by Jack Frost
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Created: June 21, 2008   Modified: April 14, 2011