Notable Newtonians: Celebrities from Newton
The psychologist and writer known for popularizing the use of mind-altering drugs in the 1960s was once a Newton resident, and his exploits at commune-style homes in the Garden City are retold in a book, "The Harvard Psychedelic Club."
Camera crews from the BBC and reporters from the LA Times and random visitors have shown up in the backyard of the Kenwood Avenue house from time to time.
Ive spent a lot of time getting people not to visit the house, said the current owner. Its been 47 years since those guys lived here.