Home of Esther and Sam Pennington, Monson, ca. 1930
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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.