Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House

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Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House
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Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House is located in Connecticut
Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House
Location 40 Palmer Street, Stonington, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°20′34.5″N 71°54′28.15″W / 41.342917°N 71.9078194°W / 41.342917; -71.9078194Coordinates: 41°20′34.5″N 71°54′28.15″W / 41.342917°N 71.9078194°W / 41.342917; -71.9078194
Built 1852
Architect Collins & Sons
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 96000971
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 19, 1996[1]
Designated NHL June 19, 1996[2]

Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House is a historic house in Stonington, Connecticut that was the home of Nathaniel Brown Palmer (1799–1877). Palmer was a seal hunter and a pioneering Antarctic explorer. The house is a transitional style between the Greek revival and the Victorian Italianate.[2] The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1996.[2][3][4]

The house is owned by the Stonington Historical Society, and operated as a mid 19th century Victorian historic house museum.

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Media related to Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House at Wikimedia Commons

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-03. 
  3. ^ Cunningham, Jan (1994-10-30). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House PDF (289 KB)". National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House--Accompanying 16 photos, exterior and interior, from 1994. PDF (3.27 MB)". National Park Service. 1994-10-30. 

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