Merrillsville Cure Cottage

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Merrillsville Cure Cottage
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Merrillsville Cure Cottage, April 2009
Merrillsville Cure Cottage is located in New York
Merrillsville Cure Cottage
Location Jct. of Co. Rt. 99 and Old NY 3, Merrillsville, New York
Coordinates 44°31′18″N 74°0′52″W / 44.52167°N 74.01444°W / 44.52167; -74.01444Coordinates: 44°31′18″N 74°0′52″W / 44.52167°N 74.01444°W / 44.52167; -74.01444
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1900
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 95000947[1]
Added to NRHP August 10, 1995

Merrillsville Cure Cottage, also known as Merrillsville Town Hall, is a historic cure cottage located at Merrillsville in the town of Franklin, Franklin County, New York. It was built about 1900 as part of a tuberculosis curing facility that also included a main lodge and numerous tent platform. It was moved to its present site in 1920. It is a small, rectangular one story frame building, sheathed in dark brown cedar shingles. It is topped by a gable roof with exposed wooden rafters. It features a full width, glass enclosed cure porch.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

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