Home of Esther and Sam Pennington, Monson, ca. 1930
Married in 1924, Samuel and Esther Pennington lived in this home on Pleasant Street in Monson. Samuel Pennington was an immigrant from Canada who settled in Monson and worked as a slate splitter in the Quarry. Esther Pennington was born and raised in Monson and became a long time school teacher and leader of the (Women's Christian Temperance Union) WCTU in the Piscataquis area. After the death of the Pennington's their home has a variety of owners. As of 2013, the home was still standing and was being refurbished by its owners.