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Hunter House

Newport, Rhode Island
County of Newport.
54 Washington Street
National Register Number: 68000003
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 24, 1968):
This large 2-1/2 story house (1748) with balustraded gambrel roof and heavy stud construction is an excellent example of an early Georgian frame residence. It was presumably built for Deputy Royal Governor Jonathan Nichols, Jr.


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