Captain Edward Penniman House, Fort Hill Road, Eastham, Barnstable County, MA
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MA-693
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-276).
Significance: The house was built by whaling Captain Edward Penniman in 1867-1868, who had shipbuilders from Wellfleet do the work. It has remained in the family, is in very good condition and is within the Cape Cod National Seashore. / The Captain Edward Penniman House, 1867-68, is a prime example of Cape Cod domestic architecture of its time, reflecting the influence of the French Second Empire style. It was the home of a whaling captain and is essentially unaltered. Building No. 35-77 in Cape Cod National Seashore.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW FROM THE NORTHEAST
5. NEWEL POST IN FRONT HALL
6. PARLOR, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
7. PARLOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST
8. DINING ROOM DOORS, SHOWING HALL STAND
9. SECRETARY DESK
10. CAPTAIN'S BEDROOM
11. NORTHWEST BEDROOM, SECOND FLOOR
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