Prescott Town House

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Prescott Town House
PetershamMA PrescottTownHouse.jpg
Prescott Town House is located in Massachusetts
Prescott Town House
Prescott Town House is located in the US
Prescott Town House
Location Petersham, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°29′56″N 72°11′1″W / 42.49889°N 72.18361°W / 42.49889; -72.18361Coordinates: 42°29′56″N 72°11′1″W / 42.49889°N 72.18361°W / 42.49889; -72.18361
Built 1838
Architect Sibley, Solomon; Titus, Lucian
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP reference #


Added to NRHP February 21, 1989

Prescott Town House is a historic former town hall on MA 32 in Petersham, Massachusetts.

The building was built in 1838, serving as the town hall for Prescott, Massachusetts, a town that was unincorporated in order to make way for the Quabbin Reservoir in the 1930s. The town house was moved to Petersham, where it is now located on a hall above a hay meadow north of the town center. This move was funded by Judge John Monroe Woolsey, who used the building as a law library and office.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[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 Prescott Town House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-22.