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Huebener Brick no. 58 Revolutionary War Barracks, Savin Hill
Huebener Brick no. 58 Revolutionary War Barracks
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 The painted brick shows a house once used as a barracks, reportedly in the Revolutionary War, but it may have been the War of 1812.

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.

Revolutionary War Barracks
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 Photograph in the collection of the Dorchester Historical Society showing the barracks as well as what was probably the John Baker House.

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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 57 images.
Barrack, Savin HillSavin Hill Railroad BridgeDetail of Savin Hill from 1858 Walling Map of Norfolk CountySarah Baker House
Revolutionary War BarracksSavin Hill Beach after Hurricane 1938McConnell Monument at Savin Hill Malibu BeachRock at Savin Hill
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Created: July 5, 2008   Modified: April 16, 2011