Captain George Flavel House Museum
Captain George Flavel House
The main house (and museum) in 2011
|Location||441 8th Street
Astoria, Oregon, U.S.
|Area||11,600-square-foot (1,080 m2)|
|Architect||Carl W. Leick|
|Architectural style||Queen Anne|
|NRHP reference #||80003307|
|Added to NRHP||November 28, 1980|
The Captain George Flavel House Museum (//) known also as Capt. George Flavel House and Carriage House or the Flavel Mansion, is now a house museum in Astoria, Oregon, United States. It was built in 1885 in the Queen Anne architectural style, by George Flavel, a Columbia River bar pilot who was one of the area's first millionaires.
The house was originally constructed in 1885 by George Flavel, a maritime pilot and entrepreneur who amassed a fortune in his business over the course of thirty years. The 11,600-square-foot (1,080 m2) house, which spans a whole city block, features Queen Anne architecture. After Flavel's death in 1893, his wife, Mary Christina, lived in the house with the couple's daughters, Nellie and Katie, until her death in 1922. Both Katie and Nelly also lived in the home until their deaths in 1910 and 1933, respectively.
In popular culture
- Captain George Conrad Flavel House, 627 Fifteenth St., Astoria, also NRHP-listed
- George C. and Winona Flavel House, 818 Grand Ave., Astoria, also NRHP-listed
Notes and references
- National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Palermo, Spence, and Quinn, Donna (directors) (2009). Astoria: An Adventure in History (Documentary). Clatsop County Historical Society. Event occurs at 8:54. Video on YouTube
- "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. June 6, 2011. p. 5. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
- Genna, Chris (December 2, 1985). "Historic home tour in Astoria keys holidays". The Oregonian. p. B4.
- Mershon, Helen L. (November 29, 1982). "Historic houses offer glimpse of Christmas past". The Oregonian. p. C1.
- Captain George Flavel House Museum Archived September 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
- Marschner 2013, p. 81.
- Lockley 1928, p. 550.
- Perez 2016, p. 104.
- Movie Location Guide Accessed May 1, 2007
- Lockley, Fred (1928). History of the Columbia River Valley From The Dalles to the Sea. III. The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company – via Oregon State University Library.
- Marschner, Janice (2013). Oregon 1859: A Snapshot in Time. Timber Press. ISBN 978-1-604-69508-3.
- Perez, Andrea Larson (2016). Astoria. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-1-467-11647-3.
- Naversen, Kenneth (1987). West Coast Victorians: A Nineteenth-Century Legacy. Beautiful America. ISBN 978-0-898-02494-4.
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