Nathan and Clarissa Green House

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Nathan and Clarissa Green House
Nathan and Clarissa Green House is located in New York
Nathan and Clarissa Green House
Nathan and Clarissa Green House is located in the US
Nathan and Clarissa Green House
Location 98 West Eight St., Oswego, New York
Coordinates 43°27′22″N 76°31′13″W / 43.45611°N 76.52028°W / 43.45611; -76.52028Coordinates: 43°27′22″N 76°31′13″W / 43.45611°N 76.52028°W / 43.45611; -76.52028
Area less than one acre
Built 1849
Architectural style Greek Revival
MPS Freedom Trail, Abolitionism, and African American Life in Central New York MPS
NRHP reference # 02000054[1]
Added to NRHP February 26, 2002

Nathan and Clarissa Green House is a historic home located at Oswego in Oswego County, New York. It is a two-story wood-frame residence with a gabled, three-bay facade and side entrance, built about 1849 with Greek Revival details. It was built by Nathan Green, an African American and fugitive slave, who purchased the lot from Gerrit Smith. It is located next to the John and Harriet McKenzie House.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Judith Wellman and Justin White (October 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Nathan and Clarissa Green House". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-12-01.  See also: "Accompanying photo".