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Chambers, Whittaker, Farm

Westminster, Maryland
County of Carroll.
National Register Number: 88001824
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 17, 1988):
Home of Whittaker Chambers, an ex-Communist whose revelations about his past espionage activities with Alger Hiss, a former State Department official, had major political repercussions after World War II. Here Chambers turned over the "pumpkin papers" implicating Hiss and later wrote "Witness," his best-selling autobiography.


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