Tall Case Clock from the home of Samuel Adams.

Tall case clock, c. 1780

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According to family legend, this clock once stood in the Boston house of the Revolutionary War patriot Samuel Adams (1722-1803). Adams is best known for confronting the Royal Governor, Thomas Hutchinson, over the Boston Massacre of 1770, and demanding that British troops leave Boston. Adams inherited a successful malt-producing company, the inspiration for today's Samuel Adams Brewing Company based in Boston.

Tall case clock
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Tall Case Clock from the home of Samuel Adams.