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Cambridge Historical Society
159 Brattle Street
Cambridge MA , 02138 3300
Phone: (617)547-4252
FAX: (617)661-1623
Institution Contact(s):
  Warren M. Little, Executive Director (617)547-4252 renlittle@aol.com
Hours: Tu-Th 2:00PM-5:00PM
Closings: Closed on all State and Federal holidays.
Online Catalog:
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations
Monographs: "Cambridge: A Tale of Two Cities In One" "Cambridge On the Cutting Edge"
Monographic Series:
  "Historical Society Proceedings", vol. 1-44
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Warren M. Little, Executive Director (617)547-4252 renlittle@aol.com
FAX: (617)661-1623
Collections: 1
Formats: manuscripts maps ephemera
Collection Description:
  Cambridge History (Finding Aid)
Access: All or part of the collection(s) not accessible Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: No loans permitted
Directions: FROM BOSTON: Take Storrow Drive west to the Harvard Square exit on the right. Turn right on the Anderson Bridge and cross the Charles River. Cross Memorial Drive and continue straight ahead on JFK Street and go through three sets of lights to Harvard Square. At the third set of lights, take a left on Brattle Street. Be sure to bear right at the first fork after you get on Brattle Street. The Hooper-Lee-Nichols House is about a mile out of Harvard Square to the west. Landmarks to note are: the American Reparatory Theater on the left, the Longfellow House and the Armenian Church on your right. The HLN House is on the corner of Brattle Street and Kennedy Road, the third right after the Armenian Church. It is a three story beige house with cream trim and brown shutters. FROM BRIGHTON (SOLDIERS FIELD ROAD): Merge into Storrow Drive East. In 1/3 mile, just at Harvard Stadium, take the exit; immediately turn left and cross the Charles River on the Anderson Bridge. Follow the above "From Boston" directions. FROM WATERTOWN (ROUTE 16): Pass the Mt. Auburn Street Star Market and after the second set of lights, take a left onto Brattle Street just after the entrance to the Mt. Auburn Cemetery on your right. Follow Brattle Street towards Harvard Square through two sets of lights. Look for Kennedy Road on your left. The HLN House is on the corner of Brattle and Kennedy. It is a three story beige house with cream trim and brown shutters. FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE): Take the Cambridge / Allston Exit. Bear right and go through the Cambridge toll booth. Just before the bridge over the Charles River, turn left onto Storrow Drive West. Follow the above "From Boston" directions. FROM NORTH / I-93: Take the Medford Square Exit and follow Route 16 for several miles. After you pass the "entering Cambridge" sign, continue on Route 16 for about a mile. Cross over Mass. Ave. Note shopping centers on your left and right. Note Fresh Pond Reservoir straight ahead. Bear left and go around the first rotary, keeping the reservoir on your right. At the second rotary, go half way around and get onto Concord Avenue. At the second set of lights, take a right onto Huron Avenue. Take the third left onto Appleton Street. Take a right onto Brattle Street. The HLN House is the second house on the right and is on the corner of Kennedy Road.
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