[graphic] National Historic Landmarks Program header [graphic]NPS Arrowhead and link to www.nps.gov[photo] Chrysler Building, New York[photo] Brown Chapel, Selma AL[phtoto] Cape Hatteras Light Station, Buxton, North Carolina[photo] Pioneer Deep Space Station, Fort Irwin, CA
Lippitt, Governor Henry, House

Providence, Rhode Island
County of Providence.
199 Hope Street
National Register Number: 72000043
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: House Museum: www.preserveri.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
Constructed about 1862-65, this three story brick-faced structure is a beautifully preserved Italian Villa built for Henry Lippitt, Governor of Rhode Island in 1875-76. Architect/builder Henry Childs provided lavish and colorful decorations inside the house that are among the best of their kind in the country.

Comments and questions about the database may be directed to NHL_info@nps.gov