Historic Homes of Longmeadow

1587 Longmeadow Street (#71 The Charles Allen House -1873)  

Built in 1873 this house combines Greek Revival and Victorian features. The first floor contains elongated windows and a stylish bay window. It was constructed on property owned by George Allen for his son Charles. Charles Allen, once the town postmaster, was a grocer and butcher. He operated a farm on the property until the early 20th century.

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