That was it. The History of Watertown ended circa 1900. This was the gaping hole – a lifetime – that spurred our community to action. This is how the Living History Project was born.
She lived and worked here for twenty years, but she’s not in any Watertown history books. So, who was Dr. Alice Robie?
Born on November 2, 1824, Charles W Lenox was a lifelong resident of Watertown. A barber by trade, he also served as a sergeant for the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.