1804The Captain Elias Davis House was built.Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture

Captain Elias Davis House, n.d. Jean Baer O’Gorman, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archive, Photo 13661
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Cape Ann Museum. “Capt. Elias Davis House (c. 1804).” https://www.capeannmuseum.org/collections/capt-elias-davis-house-1804/.

The house was built in 1804 for Captain Elias Davis by Colonel Jacob Smith. In the early 1920s, it became the home of the Cape Ann Scientific and Literary Association. The house eventually became part of what is now the Cape Ann Museum with some of the rooms open to visitors.

Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System. Historic Building Detail: GLO.375, Davis, Elias Sr. House. https://mhc-macris.net/details?mhcid=GLO.375
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