Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House

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Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House
Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House is located in New York
Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House
Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House is located in the US
Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House
Location 44 E. Oneida St., Oswego, New York
Coordinates 43°27′25″N 76°30′16″W / 43.45694°N 76.50444°W / 43.45694; -76.50444Coordinates: 43°27′25″N 76°30′16″W / 43.45694°N 76.50444°W / 43.45694; -76.50444
Area less than one acre
Built 1836
Architectural style Federal
MPS Freedom Trail, Abolitionism, and African American Life in Central New York MPS
NRHP Reference # 02000051[1]
Added to NRHP February 26, 2002

Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House is a historic home located at Oswego in Oswego County, New York. It is a two story frame vernacular Federal style residence built about 1834 and remodeled in the 1920s. In 1853, Hamilton Littlefield sheltered one fugitive slave sent to him by Gerrit Smith's agent John B. Edwards, and later sheltered 15 freedom seekers all at once. Therefore, the house is documented to have been used as a way station on the Underground Railroad.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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