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Old Police Station, 65 1/2 Park Street, Adams, Berkshire County, MA



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Item Title
BWPhotos 380360

Location
65 1/2 Park Street, Adams, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MA-1299
Building/structure dates: 1896 initial construction
Significance: The Old Police Station in Adams, MA, is representative of a small, functional police station of the turn of the century, built at a time when police services were being put on a professional footing in small-town America. While the building has little architectural distinction, it is interesting because of the manner it accommodates its function.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Law Enforcement
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Thornton, John Haven, Photographer
Ferro, Maximilian L., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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