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What It's Like to Live Inside an Historic House in East Boston

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'Tis easy to forget given the pace of change and the wave of new development that East Boston has some deep roots. Maybe not Beacon Hill deep. Nor even Bay Village deep. But deep. One such reminder is the Whidden House, at 39 Princeton Street in Eagle Hill, built by and named for a business magnate in the 1860s. The Second Empire-style house hit the sales market late last month through Keller Williams' Paul Campano; and offers 19th-century details such as five marble fireplaces, pocket doors and gilded mirrors. The 5-BR, 3-BA, 3,176-square-foot house is asking $939,000. Stay tuned.
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