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Auburndale

1914 1916 1919 1920 1922 Auburndale Newton MA

144 Hancock St, Auburndale

This is another interesting house in the history of Newton.  This is the Walker Center – http://www.walkerctr.org/

At the time that these students lived there, this was the Walker Home for Missionary Children, founded in 1864.  Children of missionaries stayed here while their parents went off on missions.  I am sure there were a lot more students that stayed here, but Newton High School only started printing yearbooks in 1909.  And they only started putting addresses under the names in 1911, then skipped addresses in 1912.