Dawson Hall, 55 Ober Street, the summer home of Robert and Marie Evans. Robert Evans was the President of United States Rubber Co. and also a Trustee of the Museum of Fine Arts. Mrs. Evans donated the Evans Wing and an endowment to the Museum in memory of her husband. The house was orignally owned by Benjamin Burgess, father of Edward Burgess and grandfather of Edward Burgess, jr., both designers of America's Cup yachts. On the death of Marie Evans' sisters, Abby and Belle Hunt, the estate was left to Beverly Hospital, which sold it to the City of Beverly in 1943.
Evans, Robert Dawson -- Homes and haunts; Evans, Marie A. -- Homes and haunts.
Dawson Hall (Beverly, Mass.); David S. Lynch Memorial Park (Beverly, Mass.)
Parks -- Massachusetts -- Beverly; -- Beverly; Mansions -- Massachusetts -- Beverly.
Beverly (Mass.) -- Dwellings.
"Dawson Hall," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #11704, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/11704 (accessed April 25, 2014).