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Huebener Brick no. 77 Benjamin Clapp House

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.

Benjamin Clapp House
Map Detail Dalrymple Scale 1874
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The Benjamin Clapp house was located at the intersection of Adams Street and Dorchester Avenue near Arcadia Street on the site where the Theater later stood.

Benjamin Clapp
Benjamin Clapp House
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Benjamin, b. Jan. 16, 1795; d. Nov. 9, 1861; m. in 1840, Elizabeth, daughter of Stephen Pierce of Dorchester. In early life he was in mercantile business, which he relinquished, and afterwards lived upon the income of the property left him by his father. He resided on Adams Street, Dorchester.

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Created: January 16, 2011   Modified: April 16, 2011