Edward Tuckerman Potter

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Edward Tuckerman Potter (September 25, 1831 in Schenectady, New York – December 21, 1904 in New York, New York) was an American architect best known for designing the 1871 Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut. With his half-brother William Appleton Potter, he also designed Nott Memorial Hall (1858–79) at his alma mater, Union College, Schenectady, New York. Both the Mark Twain House and Nott Memorial Hall are National Historic Landmarks.

He was the son of Bishop Alonzo Potter.[1][2]


Mark Twain House, Hartford, Connecticut

Buildings designed by Potter which both survive and are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places include:[3]



  1. ^ Austin N. O'Brien (June 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  2. ^ New York Times, December 22, 1904, p.9, "Edward T. Potter Dies."
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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