Israel Whitney House

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Israel Whitney House
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Israel Whitney House is located in Massachusetts
Israel Whitney House
Location Needham, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°17′16″N 71°15′8″W / 42.28778°N 71.25222°W / 42.28778; -71.25222Coordinates: 42°17′16″N 71°15′8″W / 42.28778°N 71.25222°W / 42.28778; -71.25222
Built 1830
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Greek Revival, Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP February 25, 1988

The Israel Whitney House is a historic house at 963 Central Avenue in Needham, Massachusetts. The 2-1/2 story wood frame house was built in 1830 by Israel Whitney, who had married Mary Fuller, a descendant of one of Needham's early settlers. Whitney was a shoemaker and active in local politics, holding a variety of offices.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Israel Whitney House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-01.