Pratt Historic Building

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For the public library in New Milford, Pennsylvania, see Pratt Memorial Library.
Pratt Historic Building
Pratt Historic Building;2009-08-21.JPG
Pratt Historic Building is located in Massachusetts
Pratt Historic Building
Location Cohasset, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°14′19.5″N 70°47′58.7″W / 42.238750°N 70.799639°W / 42.238750; -70.799639Coordinates: 42°14′19.5″N 70°47′58.7″W / 42.238750°N 70.799639°W / 42.238750; -70.799639
Built 1902
Architect Nichols, Edward; Reddie, MacIvor
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 06000816 [1]
Added to NRHP September 7, 2006

The Pratt Historic Building is a historic building at 106 South Main Street in Cohasset, Massachusetts. It was built in 1903 with private donations as the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, to house the town's 7,500-volume collection. The building was expanded in the 1960s and '70s. In 2003, the library moved to a new site on Ripley Road, in the former Joseph Osgood Elementary School.[2]

The building now serves as the headquarters and main museum of the Cohasset Historical Society. The Society also operates the Capt. John Wilson House and Bates Ship Chandlery museums in the summer.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Library History". Paul Pratt Memorial Library. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 

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