Pratt House (Reading, Massachusetts)

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Pratt House
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Pratt House (Reading, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
Pratt House (Reading, Massachusetts)
Location Reading, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°32′46″N 71°5′31″W / 42.54611°N 71.09194°W / 42.54611; -71.09194Coordinates: 42°32′46″N 71°5′31″W / 42.54611°N 71.09194°W / 42.54611; -71.09194
Built 1809
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Federal
Governing body Private
MPS Reading MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP July 19, 1984

The Pratt House is an historic house at 456 Haverhill Street in Reading, Massachusetts. The two story wood frame house built in 1809 and is stylistically a transitional Georgian/Federal structure. The main portion of the house is a single room deep, and there is a two story shed roof extension on the rear. The house belonged to various members of the locally prominent Pratt family, including Joseph Pratt, the first Reading shoe manufacturer to use a stitching machine.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Samuel Pratt House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-02-16.