06 October 2009

Wordless Wednesday - The Oaks, a DAR Chapter House

The Oaks
Chapter House of the Colonel Timothy Bigelow Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Worcester, Massachusetts
House Tour Hosted by Preservation Worcester
8 June 2008

View from left side of house as it faces the street now. This used to be the main entrance.

The Library

The Old Dining Room, leading into the Breakfast Room

This house was built by Judge Timothy Paine, originally a Loyalist, but who eventually came around to the side of the Americans. Work was started in 1774, paused during the Revolution and was completed afterward. Judge Paine eventually petitioned the government to become a US citizen.

Visit our amazingly beautiful website at www.bigelowdar.org,
designed and maintained by member Nan Ryan,

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