What Are The 100 Oldest Buildings in Boston? Oldest in Jamaica Plain?

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The Loring-Greenough House built in 1760 is the second oldest building in Jamaica Plain. This photo is approximately from 1898.

Ever wonder what the oldest building is in Boston? How about the 100 oldest buildings in Boston? The City of Boston Archaeology Program recently released a list of the 100 oldest buildings in Boston.

Several Jamaica Plain buildings made the list. Mind you that Jamaica Plain was annexed by Boston in 1874, so these buildings predate JP being part of Boston.

The oldest house in Jamaica Plain appears to be Linden Hall - the Rev. John Troutbeck House at 26-28 Grovenor Road, was built in 1755. It is the 20th oldest building in all of Boston.

The Loring-Greenough House built in 1760 is the second oldest building in Jamaica Plain. This photo is approximately from 1898.

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The Loring-Greenough House built in 1760 is the second oldest building in Jamaica Plain. This photo is approximately from 1898.

The Loring-Greenough House at 12 South St., is the 21st oldest building in Boston, second oldest in Jamaica Plain and was built in 1760.

The John Morey House at 1085 Centre St., built in 1796, is the the 50th oldest building in Boston, and the third oldest in JP.

The J. Curtis House at 480 Centre St., built in 1803, is the 83rd oldest building in Boston, and the fourth oldest in Jamaica Plain.

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