Francis J. Child House

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Francis J. Child House
Francis J. Child House in Cambridge MA.jpg
Francis J. Child House is located in Massachusetts
Francis J. Child House
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°22′41″N 71°6′37″W / 42.37806°N 71.11028°W / 42.37806; -71.11028Coordinates: 42°22′41″N 71°6′37″W / 42.37806°N 71.11028°W / 42.37806; -71.11028
Built 1861
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body Private
Part of Shady Hill Historic District (#86001680)
MPS Cambridge MRA
NRHP Reference #


Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 30, 1983
Designated CP May 19, 1986

The Francis J. Child House is an historic house at 67 Kirkland Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The two story wood frame house was built in 1861, and is a distinctive Second Empire cottage with jigsaw-cut molding over its gable windows. The lower (steep) portion of the mansard roof has hexagonal tiles, and the building retains its original siding.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983,[1] and included in the Shady Hill Historic District in 1986.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "MACRIS inventory record for Francis J. Child House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-08.