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Marine Biological Laboratory, Garage & Storehouse Building, 103 Water Street, Falmouth, Barnstable County, MA



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Item Title
BWPhotos 336840

Location
103 Water Street, Falmouth, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MA-1251-C
Significance: This vernacular secondary structure, built circa 1915, is one of the oldest standing buildings at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). Founded in 1888, MBL is the nation's first and most enduring permanent marine biological research and educational institution. This building is one of the last remaining examples of the vernacular wood-frame buildings that characterized MBL in the late nineteenth century and characterized its support buildings constructed in the early twentieth century prior to and during a phase of masonry (brick) construction.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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