1845The final house in Dogtown was torn down.Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Dogtown

Town Parish showing Dogtown Village in 1742, 1906. Herman W. Spooner, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives Photo 01515
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By the mid-1700s, about 80 homes were built in Dogtown, then known as the Commons Settlement. Less than a century later, the area was completely deserted.

Babson, Roger. Dogtown: Gloucester's deserted village. Gloucester [Mass.]
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