Oak Glen (Portsmouth, Rhode Island)

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Oak Glen
Oak Glen Portsmouth Rhode Island.jpg
Oak Glen in 2008
Oak Glen (Portsmouth, Rhode Island) is located in Rhode Island
Oak Glen (Portsmouth, Rhode Island)
Location Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°33′33″N 71°16′53″W / 41.55917°N 71.28139°W / 41.55917; -71.28139Coordinates: 41°33′33″N 71°16′53″W / 41.55917°N 71.28139°W / 41.55917; -71.28139
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP March 29, 1978

Oak Glen is a historic place at 745 Union Street in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. It was the home of Julia Ward Howe, the author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." She died here on October 17, 1910,[2] at the age of 91.

The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ Corbett, William. Literary New England: A History and Guide. Boston: Faber and Faber, 1993: 175. ISBN 0-571-19816-3