Amelia Cottage Museum

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Miss Amelia's Cottage
Amelia Cottage Museum, September 2008
Amelia Cottage Museum is located in New York
Amelia Cottage Museum
Amelia Cottage Museum is located in the US
Amelia Cottage Museum
Location N side Main St., at the jct. of Windmill La., Town of East Hampton, Amagansett, New York
Coordinates 40°58′26″N 72°8′39″W / 40.97389°N 72.14417°W / 40.97389; -72.14417Coordinates: 40°58′26″N 72°8′39″W / 40.97389°N 72.14417°W / 40.97389; -72.14417
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1725
Architectural style Colonial, Post-medieval English
NRHP Reference # 94000070[1]
Added to NRHP February 25, 1994

The Amelia Cottage Museum, sometimes referred to as Miss Amelia's Cottage & Roy Lester Carriage House, on Montauk Highway in Amagansett, New York, is operated by the Amagansett Historical Association as a museum of family life in Amagansett over three centuries.[2] The house was built in 1725 for Catherine Schellinger and moved to its current location in 1794. The last known occupant, Mary Amelia Schellinger, was born in the house in 1841 and lived there until about a year before she died in 1930. Thirty Schellinger children are believed to have been born in this house.[3][4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Suffolk County Historical Sites". Newsday. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  3. ^ Joan Reminick. "Towards the End". Newsday. Archived from the original on 13 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  4. ^ Peter D. Shaver (January 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Miss Amelia's Cottage". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-02-20.  See also: "Accompanying nine photos". 

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