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rked that they had his promise, and that a soldier's word is as good as any other man's bond. Leonard Smith succeeded Captain Mills as landlord until he built the Prospect House opposite, where he died, and the Green Tavern became a dwelling until it was taken down. In the corner of Prospect and Main Streets was an old house owned in 1798 by Lois Hagar, where she had a store. West of Fiske Avenue on Weston Street (the old main road), stood a very ancient farm house, the dwelling of Jacob Bigelow, who was born in 1717, afterwards the residence of his son Abijah. The latter sold to Captain Zachary Wesson, who demolished the old house and erected another in which he resided in 1798. This was purchased by Abraham Fiske and afterwards became the residence of his son Theodore. The last house on the south side was the old Brick Tavern, built by David Smith and taken down by his son Leonard when he built the Prospect House, using the material for the latter. His father kept it in