Josiah Dennis House

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Josiah Dennis House
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Josiah Dennis House is located in Cape Cod
Josiah Dennis House
Josiah Dennis House is located in Massachusetts
Josiah Dennis House
Josiah Dennis House is located in the US
Josiah Dennis House
Location 16 Whig Street, Dennis, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°44′25″N 70°11′58″W / 41.74028°N 70.19944°W / 41.74028; -70.19944Coordinates: 41°44′25″N 70°11′58″W / 41.74028°N 70.19944°W / 41.74028; -70.19944
Built 1736
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Other
NRHP Reference # 74000360[1]
Added to NRHP February 15, 1974

The Josiah Dennis House is a historic house at 16 Whig Street in Dennis, Massachusetts. The 2-1/2 story timber frame saltbox house was built c. 1736 as a home for

The house in 2014

Rev. Josiah Dennis, the first minister of the East Yarmouth Parish, as the Dennis area was then known. The Rev. Dennis was the minister for 38 years, and it is for him that the town is named.[2] The Dennis Historical Society owns and operates the house as the Josiah Dennis Manse Museum, an 18th-century historic house museum. The house is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the summer. The property also includes the West Schoolhouse, the town's only surviving district school building.

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Josiah Dennis House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-05-11. 

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