Marshfield: Debate Over Historical Pratt Property

There are a handful of possibilities for the fate of Marshfield’s historical Pratt House on South River Street.

Much of the home’s interior has been stripped; however, Marshfield Historical Commission Chair Otis Carney confirms that the Marshfield Fair is interested in taking up the property’s barn:

Some residents at Tuesday night’s hearing expressed frustration at the prospect of demolition after the town purchased the home back in 2012.

Joe Pecevich thinks more can be done to save the Pratt House:

The Pratt House hearings will continue at a date yet to be determined at this time.


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About Mimi Walker

Mimi Walker is a 2016 graduate from Emerson College, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism. While at Emerson, she was both an avid reporter and an on-air music personality at 88.9 WERS, Emerson’s long-running radio station. She also wrote for several on-campus publications. She covered the 2015 Edward R. Murrow awards in New York City, and had previous internships at 103.3 AMP radio and at Seacrest Studios in Boston Children’s Hospital (as well as with Rob and Lisa on the South Shore Morning News!) Her proudest academic achievement is being a TOMODACHI scholar and contributing to an iBook about American Senator and war hero Daniel Inouye, which led her all across Japan in her many school travels. Thanks to her time in Japan, and a semester abroad in the Netherlands, Mimi has an appetite for stories and all kinds of art across the globe.