Thomas - Perkins - Hunt House
116 Center St
Single Family Dwelling House
Massachusetts Historical Commission Report
This is a 1 1/2 story, sidehall plan Greek Revival house. It is composed of a rectangular main block, and a 1 1/2 story side ell. Particularly noteworthy are its classicized entrance enframements. Windows are fully enframed and contain 6/6 wood sash. It is enclosed by a gable roof with return eaves.
Built c. 1845, this house is an integral component of the cluster of mid-19th c. dwellings at the Center-Aldrich crossroads—St. Thomas Acquinas Church is the focal point of this area. Apparently this house's original owner was an R. Thomas. By the 1840s the Aaron Perkins family lived here. By the early 1900s Robert S. Hunt, shoe repairer owned this property.