Morris Brown House

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Morris Brown House
Morris Brown House Providence RI.jpg
Morris Brown House is located in Rhode Island
Morris Brown House
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°50′48″N 71°23′39″W / 41.84667°N 71.39417°W / 41.84667; -71.39417Coordinates: 41°50′48″N 71°23′39″W / 41.84667°N 71.39417°W / 41.84667; -71.39417
Built 1793
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Colonial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 91001025 [1]
Added to NRHP August 22, 1991

The Morris Brown House is an historic house at 317 Rochambeau Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a 1-1/2 story gambrel-roofed wood frame structure with a large central chimney. The main block is four bays wide and three deep, with a rear ell connecting the house to a 20th-century garage. Documentary evidence suggests it was built in 1793, while architectural evidence suggests an earlier construction date. The house is a well-preserved example of a typical vernacular 18th-century Rhode Island farmhouse, and is one of the few 18th century houses remaining in the city.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Staff (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Morris Brown House" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-10-09.