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July 03, 2009

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Thanks, Gablers, for your comment.

I didn't quite get the "Lily Cup Houses" reference when Ms. Rivas mentioned it, and, long story short, didn't have the time to probe deeper.

Could you possibly reply, explaining what these houses were, who built them, and how they got their name? Any photos you may have would be appreciated, too--especially if you'll grant me permission to reproduce them (they should be jpgs, by the way).

Many, many thanks!

My family had a Summer home on the same street as the Lily Cup houses but on the opposite side. In 1922 to about 1928 we spent the Summers, and many Spring and Fall weekends at the Summer house
starting just the Lily Cup Houses were being finished. My brother and I spent a lot of time in the woods behind the Lily Cup houses and were friends with the children of one of residents of a Lilly Cup house until the depression.

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