Octagonal Poultry House

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Octagonal Poultry House
Octagonal Chicken Coop.JPG
Octagonal Poultry House is located in Cape May County, New Jersey
Octagonal Poultry House
Nearest city Cold Spring, New Jersey
Coordinates 38°58′46″N 74°54′45″W / 38.97944°N 74.91250°W / 38.97944; -74.91250Coordinates: 38°58′46″N 74°54′45″W / 38.97944°N 74.91250°W / 38.97944; -74.91250
Built 1900?
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

08000177

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Added to NRHP March 14, 2008

The Octagonal Poultry House, also known as the Walter P. Taylor Octagon, is an historic octagonal farm building located in Cold Spring, in Lower Township in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. It was built to house hens, who supposedly like to nest in corners. Eventually it became a children's playhouse. Today the broom maker works there at Historic Cold Spring Village. Historic Cold Spring Village originally used it as a storage shed, but eventually recognized its potential as a good place to learn about the art of needlework and crocheting.[2]

On March 14, 2008. it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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