erman were later tenants.
The next house east was owned by Joseph Patten Hall.
The front was as it now stands except that there was a basement, and the first floor was approached by a long flight of steps.
The back part of the house was very old and had its entrance on an alley.
The outline of it can be seen on the north wall of the present building.
The dwelling was occupied by Mr. Hall and his three sisters.
Mr. John Howe, grocer, occupied the store on the ground floor.
Later Mr. Samuel Green, who married one of the Misses Hall, occupied it for a clothing and dry goods store.
He was the father of Samuel S. Green, the veteran street railway man.
The next house easterly belonged to Turell Tufts.
Mr. James A. Hervey speaks of him in his reminiscences.
Hist. Reg. Vol. IV. P. 67. He was a bachelor.
Miss Mary Wier was his housekeeper for years.
The town is indebted to him for the shade trees on Forest street.
On the opposite corner of Forest street were Timothy Cotti