William Norcross House

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William Norcross House
William Norcross House is located in Massachusetts
William Norcross House
Location Monson, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°5′56″N 72°18′47″W / 42.09889°N 72.31306°W / 42.09889; -72.31306Coordinates: 42°5′56″N 72°18′47″W / 42.09889°N 72.31306°W / 42.09889; -72.31306
Built 1785
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

84002450

[1]
Added to NRHP March 29, 1984

The William Norcross House is a historic house at 14 Cushman Street in Monson, Massachusetts. The Georgian style house was constructed in 1775 for William Norcross, who operated a tavern on the premises. The building was a major social center in the early days of the town, and was influential in the development of the area as Monson's economic center. Norcross' son Joel, who was proprietor of an adjacent mill during the 19th century, adapted the property for use as mill worker housing, a role it filled into the early 20th century. The building was restored in the 1970s, and still has residential use.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984,[1] and may be included in a future expansion of the adjacent Monson Center Historic District.

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for William Norcross House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2013-12-12.