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The Benjamin Caryl House c. 1774

One of my most favorite activities is discovering old houses that I never knew existed. Unexpectedly coming across an historic house is like getting an extra Christmas present any time of year! While attending one of my son's soccer games in Dover, Massachusetts I came across the Benjamin Caryl House just across the street from the playing fields. Thanks to a smartphone the unplanned surprise did not go to waste. Here's a little bit of information about the Caryl house but even better, I think, is viewing the video and seeing it for yourself! (video length: 1 minute 25 seconds) Let me know if you'd like to see more of these videos! The Benjamin Caryl House The Caryl House on Dedham Street in Dover, Massachusetts was built about 1774 for the Reverend Benjamin Caryl. Originally thought to be built in 1777, dendrochronology tests proved the house stood since the earlier 1774 date.  Benjamin Caryl was the first minister of Springfield Parish, a part of Dedh

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