The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York)

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The Homestead
The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York) is located in New York
The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York)
Location 36 Mead St., Waccabuc, New York
Coordinates 41°16′59″N 73°35′44″W / 41.28306°N 73.59556°W / 41.28306; -73.59556Coordinates: 41°16′59″N 73°35′44″W / 41.28306°N 73.59556°W / 41.28306; -73.59556
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built 1820
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP March 29, 2001

The Homestead is a historic home located at Waccabuc, Westchester County, New York. It has five contributing buildings and one contributing structure. The main house, known as The Homestead, was built between 1820 and 1822 in the Federal style by the locally prominent Mead family. It has a four bay wide main block with a three bay ell. The frame building sits on a cut stone foundation. Also on the property is a 19th-century barn, four room cottage, tool shed (c. 1900), chicken house (c. 1900), and well house. The Mead family built the separately listed Mead Memorial Chapel.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

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