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

History[edit]

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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References[edit]

  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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