Drisco House, 65-67 Charles Street, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, NH
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65-67 Charles Street, Portsmouth, NH
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS NH-88
Building/structure dates: 1770 initial construction
Significance: The Drisco family, river pilots and mariners, lived in the house from 1800 for approximately 100 years. Their trade as packetmen involved the quickest mode of travel between towns at the time, the alternatives being horseback or coach.
Buckley, Mary, Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. FRONT ELEVATION
2. SIDE ELEVATION
3. REAR ELEVATION
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