Governor Stephen Hopkins House

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Governor Stephen Hopkins House
Stephen Hopkins House, Providence, RI.jpg
Front elevation in 2008
Location Providence, RI
Coordinates 41°49′18″N 71°24′12″W / 41.82167°N 71.40333°W / 41.82167; -71.40333Coordinates: 41°49′18″N 71°24′12″W / 41.82167°N 71.40333°W / 41.82167; -71.40333
Built 1708 or 1742[1]
Governing body Private (National Society of the Colonial Dames of America)
NRHP Reference # 70000022
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 3, 1970[1]
Designated NHL November 11, 1978[2]

The Governor Stephen Hopkins House, built in 1708, is a museum and National Historic Landmark in Providence, Rhode Island that was the home of Stephen Hopkins, a governor of Rhode Island and signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

Back elevation of the house in 1918

Stephen Hopkins purchased the house in 1743 and made a large two story addition to the original house that was built in 1708. The house is now owned and managed by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1978.[2][3]

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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 "Hopkins, Governor Stephen, House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  3. ^ ___NPS PDF FOCUS WEBSITE DOWN 6.29.08 ADD LATER____ (, 19). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: _____ PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying ____ photos, exterior and interior, from 19___ PDF (32 KB)