The age of this house is not available. John Dane who emigrated to this country about 1635. His son John was born in Ipswich about 1644, and lived at the Hamlet. In 1692 he was a juror in witch cases. He married Abigail Warner, and was an ancestor of the Dane family residing in Hamilton. By the time of the 1910 map there were several members of the Dane family owning properties near this corner.