Exercise Conant House

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Exercise Conant House
BeverlyMA ExerciseConantHouse.jpg
Exercise Conant House is located in Massachusetts
Exercise Conant House
Exercise Conant House is located in the United States
Exercise Conant House
Location634 Cabot Street,
Beverly, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°34′33″N 70°53′47″W / 42.57583°N 70.89639°W / 42.57583; -70.89639Coordinates: 42°34′33″N 70°53′47″W / 42.57583°N 70.89639°W / 42.57583; -70.89639
Architectural styleGeorgian
MPSFirst Period Buildings of Eastern Massachusetts TR
NRHP reference No.90000199[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 9, 1990

The Exercise Conant House (also the Reverend John Chipman House) is a historic First Period house in Beverly, Massachusetts, United States. Most of this 2.5-story wood-frame house was built after 1715 for the Reverend John Chipman, and contains many fine Georgian features. Attached to its north side is a two-story single-room ell that dates to c. 1695, and was probably built by Exercise Conant, son of early Cape Ann settler Roger Conant.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1] A historical marker at the site reads, "Roger Conant was a prudent and religious man who led the old planters from Gloucester to Salem in 1626, and held them together until the Bay Colony was founded. This house was built on land given by him to his son Exercise Conant in 1666. -Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission".

Conant House

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Exercise Conant House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)