Sarah Orne Jewett House

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Sarah Orne Jewett House
SouthBerwickME JewettHouse RightView.jpg
Sarah Orne Jewett House is located in Maine
Sarah Orne Jewett House
Location ME 4 and 236
South Berwick, Maine
Coordinates 43°14′5″N 70°48′32″W / 43.23472°N 70.80889°W / 43.23472; -70.80889Coordinates: 43°14′5″N 70°48′32″W / 43.23472°N 70.80889°W / 43.23472; -70.80889
Built 1774
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Georgian, Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73000248
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 4, 1973[1]
Designated NHL July 17, 1991[2]

The Sarah Orne Jewett House, built in 1774, is a historic house at 5 Portland Street in South Berwick, Maine, USA, associated with American author Sarah Orne Jewett


Sarah Orne Jewett lived in the home, owned by her family since 1819, for much of her life. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark on July 17, 1991.[2][3]

Historic New England owns and operates the house as a historic house museum that is open to the public on weekends from June through October.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Jewett, Sarah Orne, House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-25. 
  3. ^ Dr. Page Putnam Miller (1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Jewett, Sarah Orne, House" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying photo, exterior PDF (32 KB)

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