Capt. John C. Ainsworth House

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Capt. John C. Ainsworth House
John C Ainsworth house.jpg
Ainsworth house in 1934
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House is located in Oregon
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House
Nearest city Oregon City, Oregon
Coordinates 45°19′44″N 122°36′12″W / 45.32889°N 122.60333°W / 45.32889; -122.60333Coordinates: 45°19′44″N 122°36′12″W / 45.32889°N 122.60333°W / 45.32889; -122.60333
Area 9.5 acres (3.8 ha)
Built 1851
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001573
Added to NRHP March 26, 1973[1]

The John C. Ainsworth House is a historic building in Oregon City, Oregon, United States. It was built in 1851[2] for John C. Ainsworth, the main founder of the Oregon Steam Navigation Company.[3] It is one of the oldest structures in the Portland Area and remains in good condition. It is also the only 2-story portico in Oregon.[3] The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[2]

Further reading[edit]

  • Hawkings, William J., III, and William F. Willingham. Classic Houses of Portland, Oregon, 1850-1950. Portland: Timber Press, 1999

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. June 6, 2011. p. 4. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "ORE 3-MOUPL2: John C. Ainsworth House (2p)". Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record. Library of Congress. Retrieved 2009-12-26. 

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