Royall House and Slave Quarters: Medford’s Dirty Past

Driving down George Street, just past the gym, and on your way to I-93 you may have noticed a particularly large house accompanied by an expansive manicured lawn and a wrought-iron fence. What you may not have noticed is the smaller half-brick, half clapboard building that lies behind it. Constructed between 1732-1739, this building is