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Ocean-Born-Mary House, Route 202 vicinty, Henniker, Merrimack County, NH



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Item Title


Location
Route 202 vicinty, Henniker, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NH-160
Building/structure dates: 1776 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1917 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1961 subsequent work
Significance: The highly academic and imposing quality of the overall form, roof, and elevations of the house is very unusual in this rural locality; it most closely resembles the sophisticated pre-Revolutionary houses of Portsmouth. It was built by a son of the legendary Ocean Born Mary.

Subjects
Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Wallace, Robert
Wood, Charles B., Historian
Peterich, Gerda, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW
2. FRONT ENTRANCE
3. STAIRWAY
4. SMOKE CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR HALL
5. FRONT PARLOR
6. KITCHEN FIREPLACE


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