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Benjamin Collins House, South Pamet Road, Truro, Barnstable County, MA



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Location
South Pamet Road, Truro, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MA-711
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-280).
Significance: This Cape Cod "double house" is one of the earliest in this area of North and South Pamet Roads in Truro, and is reputedly the home of Hector, the last slave in Truro. The house originally belonged to Hector's owner, Benjamin Collins, a member of one of the early families on Cape Cod who played an important part in the development of the Cape.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT
2. EAST END
3. WEST END
4. FIREPLACE WALL OF EAST ROOM
5. FIREPLACE WALL OF WEST ROOM
6. FIREPLACE WALL OF KITCHEN


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