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Derby Summerhouse

Danvers, Massachusetts
County of Essex.
Glen Magna Estate, Ingersoll Street
National Register Number: 68000020
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - secondary structure.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Open June-August Wednesday and the second Saturday of each month..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 24, 1968):
The Summerhouse, whose arch serves as an entrance into the enclosed garden designed by architect Herbert Browne in 1904, is a rare American example of a formal 18th century garden house. It was designed in the Federal style with Adamesque decoration by Samuel McIntire of Salem, Massachusetts in 1793-1794,


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