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Jeremiah Lee Mansion

Jeremiah Lee Mansion

The Jeremiah Lee Mansion is one example of the varied mansion houses built in the mid-to-late 1700s.  Houses like this, much larger than the Choates', distinguished the wealthiest colonists from their neighbors and echoed the homes of other powerful people in the colonies and England.

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MA, Essex Co, Marblehead, Jeremiah Lee Mansion

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus

  1. Personal: Ray Gurganus, personal photograph taken at the Smithsonian Institution Museums;

Updated: 6-15-2021