Aaron Taft House

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Aaron Taft House
Aaron Taft House, Uxbridge, MA.jpg
Aaron Taft House is located in Massachusetts
Aaron Taft House
Aaron Taft House is located in the US
Aaron Taft House
Location Uxbridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°4′47″N 71°39′7″W / 42.07972°N 71.65194°W / 42.07972; -71.65194Coordinates: 42°4′47″N 71°39′7″W / 42.07972°N 71.65194°W / 42.07972; -71.65194
MPS Uxbridge MRA
NRHP Reference # 83004134[1]
Added to NRHP October 7, 1983

The Aaron Taft House is an historic house at 215 Hazel Street, in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Built about 1749, it is one of five surviving gambrel-roofed 18th-century houses in the town. It is 1-1/2 stories in height, with a side-gabled gambrel roof, clapboard siding, and central chimney. The main facade is asymmetrical, with three window bays, one to the left of the entrance, which is off center, and is adorned with sidelight windows, pilasters, and a simple entablature.[2] It was the birthplace in 1785 of Peter Rawson Taft I, the grandfather of President William Howard Taft,[3]

On October 7, 1983, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Aaron Taft House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2015-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Descendents of Joseph Taft". rootsweb.com. Archived from the original on 22 January 2008. Retrieved 2007-12-08.