William Parker House

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William Parker House
ReadingMA WilliamParkerHouse.jpg
William Parker House is located in Massachusetts
William Parker House
Location Reading, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°30′35.29″N 71°6′28.51″W / 42.5098028°N 71.1079194°W / 42.5098028; -71.1079194Coordinates: 42°30′35.29″N 71°6′28.51″W / 42.5098028°N 71.1079194°W / 42.5098028; -71.1079194
Built 1796
Architect Adden,Willard P.
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
MPS Reading MRA
NRHP Reference # 84002791[1]
Added to NRHP July 19, 1984

The William Parker House is a historic house at 55 Walnut Street in Reading, Massachusetts. The 2.5 story wood frame house was built c. 1796, was expanded early in the 19th century into a two family residence, and converted back into a single family in the early 20th century. It is notable for its association with William Parker, a dissenter from the doctrines espoused by the local Congregational Church. In 1849 he joined with other members of his extended family in splitting the congregation.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for William Parker House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-02-17.