Poem - The Big House

Poem "The Big House" by Martha B. Manning - Feb. 10, 1886
On back of poem description by Charles A. Morse: The Big House was the tavern (the Bee Hive) built by David Mayo in 1794 and he owned it until 1800...it is known that the interior was altered into apartments and rented to transient occupants....it was destroyed by fire in 1890.

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