Thomas March Woodbridge House

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Thomas March Woodbridge House
SalemMA ThomasMarchWoodbridgeHouse.jpg
Thomas March Woodbridge House is located in Massachusetts
Thomas March Woodbridge House
Location Salem, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°31′58″N 70°53′21″W / 42.53278°N 70.88917°W / 42.53278; -70.88917Coordinates: 42°31′58″N 70°53′21″W / 42.53278°N 70.88917°W / 42.53278; -70.88917
Built 1809
Architect McIntire, Samuel
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

75000304

[1]
Added to NRHP March 31, 1975

Thomas March Woodbridge House is a historic house at 48 Bridge Street in Salem, Massachusetts.

The three story brick house was built in 1809 for Thomas March Woodbridge, owner of a local tannery. Its construction has been attributed to noted Salem builder Samuel McIntire, based on its similarity to other McIntire works. It is square, with five bays on each side. The front door is centered on the main facade topped by a semi-elliptical fanlight and flanked by sidelight windows. Entrances on the side elevations are sheltered by broken pediments supported by Doric columns.[2]

Woodbridge died in 1822, after which the house went through a succession of owners. It was briefly owned by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (now Historic New England) before it was bought by Children's Friend and Family Service Society of the North Shore, Inc. in 1955.[2] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1] The house stands just outside the Bridge Street Neck Historic District.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "MACRIS inventory record for Thomas March Woodbridge House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  3. ^ "NRHP nomination for Bridge Street Neck Historic District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-07.