This house was built about 1811 and in 1827 became the property of Longfellow’s “Village Blacksmith”…

Object ID: 
1.120 CPC
Date PC: 
ca.1919-1950
Series: 
Series I: Old Cambridge
Subseries: 
Longfellow’s Village Blacksmith/Cock Horse Inn
Description: 

View of the Dexter Pratt House from Brattle Street. Dexter Pratt served as the inspiration for H.W. Longfellow's poem, "The Village Blacksmith". The house also served as The Cock Horse Inn from the 1920s to the mid-1940s. The Pratt House is currently the home of the Cambridge Center for Adult Education.

Publishers: 
Unknown
Publisher Location: 
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Artist: 
Unknown
Image Type: 
Photograph
Image size: 
3 7/16 x 5 3/8"
Postage: 
No
Message: 
No
Copyright: 
Cambridge Historical Society does not hold the copyright for this image. It is displayed for educational purposes only. For questions about use, please contact the executive director of CHS.