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1976 - Fran's Place opens at the location of the Light House Cafe

776 Washington St, Lynn, MA

Frances L. and John J. Collins open Fran's Place in 1976 after buying the fire-damaged site of the former Light House Cafe. Fran's Place welcomed the LGBTQ+ community for 40 years, closing in 2016.

Pictured: Ad for the opening of Fran's Place

Location: The Light House Cafe, 776 Washington St., Lynn, MA

Source: Gay Community News

Date: 1976-11-13

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