Goddard House (Worcester, Massachusetts)

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Goddard House
Goddard House (Worcester, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
Goddard House (Worcester, Massachusetts)
Location 12 Catharine St., Worcester, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°16′31″N 71°47′39″W / 42.27528°N 71.79417°W / 42.27528; -71.79417Coordinates: 42°16′31″N 71°47′39″W / 42.27528°N 71.79417°W / 42.27528; -71.79417
Built 1870
Architect Elbridge Boyden
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body Private
MPS Worcester MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP March 05, 1980

The Goddard House was a historic house at 12 Catharine Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. The 2 1/2 story wood frame house was built in 1870 to a design by local architect Elbridge Boyden, and exhibited Second Empire styling. It had the characteristic mansard roof, dressed with hexagonal slate tiles. It had asymmetrical massing, and an ornate centered entry porch. The house was built for Henry Goddard, a manager at the Washburn and Moen Wire Works whose father was an early partner in the business. Goddard was employed at the company's North Works, and was also active in local politics.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980; it was demolished in 1979.[2]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "NRHP nomination and MACRIS inventory record for Henry Goddard House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 

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