Capt. John C. Ainsworth House

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Capt. John C. Ainsworth House
Ainsworth House - Oregon City Oregon.jpg
The Ainsworth House in 2017
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House is located in Oregon City OR
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House is located in Oregon
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House is located in the US
Capt. John C. Ainsworth House
Location 19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive[1]
Oregon City, Oregon
Coordinates 45°19′43″N 122°36′17″W / 45.328630°N 122.604643°W / 45.328630; -122.604643Coordinates: 45°19′43″N 122°36′17″W / 45.328630°N 122.604643°W / 45.328630; -122.604643
Built 1851
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 73001573
Added to NRHP March 26, 1973

The John C. Ainsworth House is a historic building in Oregon City, Oregon, United States. It was built in 1851[2] for John C. Ainsworth, the main founder of the Oregon Steam Navigation Company.[3] It is one of the oldest structures in the Portland area and remains in good condition. It is also the only two-story portico in Oregon.[3] The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[4]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Hawkings, William J., III, and William F. Willingham. Classic Houses of Portland, Oregon, 1850–1950. Portland: Timber Press, 1999

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ainsworth House & Gardens: Contact: Information & Directions, archived from the original on January 21, 2017, retrieved January 20, 2017 .
  2. ^ Hartwig, Paul (February 1973), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Ainsworth (Captain John C.) House (PDF), retrieved January 20, 2017 .
  3. ^ a b "ORE 3-MOUPL2: John C. Ainsworth House (2p)". Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record. Library of Congress. Archived from the original on 2012-12-12. Retrieved 2009-12-26. 
  4. ^ "Department of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service: National Register of Historic Places; Annual Listing of Historic Properties", 44 FR 7416 (February 6, 1979), at 7569.

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