General Nathanael Greene Homestead

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Coordinates: 41°41′38″N 71°32′39″W / 41.693889°N 71.544127°W / 41.693889; -71.544127

General Nathanael Greene Homestead
Greene Homestead, 2009
Location 50 Taft St., Coventry, Rhode Island
Built 1774
Architect Nathanael Greene
Governing body Private
Part of Anthony Village Historic District (#10000770)
NRHP Reference # 71000014
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 7, 1971[1]
Designated NHL November 28, 1972[2]
Designated CP September 20, 2010

The General Nathanael Greene Homestead is historic house at 20 Taft Street in Coventry, Rhode Island.[3] Known as Spell Hall, it was the home of Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene from 1770 to 1776, and was owned afterwards by his brother Jacob Greene and his wife Margaret. The house is owned and operated by the General Nathanael Greene Homestead Association, a non-profit organization, and was opened as a museum in 1924.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972,[2][4] and was included in the Anthony Village Historic District in 2010.

Greene Homestead in 1902 [1]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "General Nathaniel Greene Homestead". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-02-21. 
  3. ^ The General's first name is Nathanael, but the National Historic Landmarks program listing for him misspells his first name as Nathaniel, and the NRHP Inventory/Nomination document misspells it as Nathanel in the title but not the main body of the document (where it is correctly spelled as Nathanael).
  4. ^ Charles W. Snell (February 16, 1972). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Gen. Nathanel Greene Homestead PDF (32 KB). National Park Service. 

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