Amelia Bloomer House

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Amelia Bloomer House
Amelia Bloomer House is located in New York
Amelia Bloomer House
Location 53 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, New York
Coordinates 42°54′35″N 76°47′27″W / 42.90972°N 76.79083°W / 42.90972; -76.79083Coordinates: 42°54′35″N 76°47′27″W / 42.90972°N 76.79083°W / 42.90972; -76.79083
Area 65 acres (26 ha)
Built 1847
Architect Latham Bros., Builders & Contractors
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
MPS Women's Rights Historic Sites TR
NRHP Reference # 80000359[1]
Added to NRHP August 29, 1980

Amelia Bloomer House is a historic home located at Seneca Falls in Seneca County, New York. It is a two-story, Italianate style frame dwelling built originally in 1830 and modified to its present style in the 1850s. In 1945, the house was modified to be a multiple dwelling. The home is notable as the residence of temperance advocate and women's rights leader Amelia Bloomer. It is also reputed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]