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William Hale Jr. House

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    In 1830,  William Hale Jr. built his house across the street from his father, William Hale Sr.'s house. By 1903 the house had been torn down and the land donated by the trustees of his estate to be the site of the new public library.

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A view of the steeple of the City Hall and Opera House from the Hale House grounds. Neither building now stands.



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