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Brattle House

  • 42 Brattle St. Map It
  • Cambridge
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 11/11/2013

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This 18th-century, gambrel-roof Colonial once belonged to the Loyalist William Brattle. He moved to Boston in 1774 to escape the patriots' anger, then left in 1776 with the British troops. From 1831 to 1833 the house was the residence of Margaret Fuller, feminist author and editor of The Dial. Today it's the office of the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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42 Brattle St., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138, United States

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Updated 11/11/2013


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