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Located near the village of Sudbury, about 20 miles from Cambridge, Mass., is also known as the Red-Horse Inn (founded 1686). It was originally the country house of an English family named Howe, who later kept it as a public place. It is famous as the scene of Tales of a Wayside Inn. In 1923 Henry Ford made it a Longfellow shrine and colonial museum; it was partially burned (1955) and has been restored.

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