9 Dyer Street

9 Dyer Street, Provincetown (2012), by David W. Dunlap.Nine Dyer Street Condominium

Amelia Souza Medeiros (1901-1995), a leader in the Provincetown court of the Catholic Daughters of America (later, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas) and a dedicated whist player, lived here for many years. She offered transient accommodations in the 1980s under the name Welcome Corner, a guest house managed by James Newman (b 1947). Her parents were Mary Philomena (Costa) Souza (±1874-1961), a native of São Miguel in the Azores, and Manuel J. Souza (±1869-1953), who worked for Frank A. Days & Sons and had also came to Provincetown from São Miguel.

Her husband, Frank Dutra Medeiros (±1886-1951), was a local boy who spent 45 years working for the Provincetown Cold Storage Company, 363-365 Commercial Street. Their son was Francis A. Medeiros. The property is now a five-unit condominium. • Historic District Survey, main house • Historic District Survey, cottage • Assessor’s Online Database, Unit A • Assessor’s Online Database, Unit B • Assessor’s Online Database, Unit C • Assessor’s Online Database, Unit D • Assessor’s Online Database, Unit E ¶ Posted 2012-12-19

9 Dyer Street, Provincetown (2012), by David W. Dunlap.

 

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