Sudbury Center Historic District

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Sudbury Center Historic District
Sudbury Town Center In 1889.jpg
First Parish of Sudbury
Sudbury Center Historic District is located in Massachusetts
Sudbury Center Historic District
Sudbury Center Historic District is located in the US
Sudbury Center Historic District
LocationSudbury, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°22′53″N 71°24′18″W / 42.38139°N 71.40500°W / 42.38139; -71.40500Coordinates: 42°22′53″N 71°24′18″W / 42.38139°N 71.40500°W / 42.38139; -71.40500
Area193.6 acres (0.783 km2)[2]
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleMid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Federal
NRHP reference #76000277 [1]
Added to NRHPJuly 14, 1976

The Sudbury Center Historic District is a historic district on Concord and Old Sudbury Roads in Sudbury, Massachusetts. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1] In 1976, it included 80 buildings over 193.6 acres (0.783 km2).[2]

The Town of Sudbury lists among historically significant buildings in the area the Loring Parsonage (c. 1700) and the First Parish Meetinghouse (1797), as well as several 19th century buildings and the Revolutionary Cemetery. The Hosmer House (1793), standing at the corner of Concord and Old Sudbury Roads is a typical residence of the early 19th century.[3] It includes representations of Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, and Federal architecture styles.[1]

On April 19, 1775, the town's Minutemen mustered at First Parish, known at the time as the West Side meetinghouse. The company, led by Captain John Nixon, fought at the Battles of Lexington and Concord.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b "Massachusetts - Middlesex County - Historic districts". NationalRegisterOfHistoricPlaces.Com, a private website reporting public domain National Register information (In 2009, the NationalRegisterOfHistoricPlaces.Com website reports areas of NRHP historic districts that are incorrect, larger by a factor of 10 than what the National Register's NRIS database reports, apparently due to a programming error at the private website).
  3. ^ "Sudbury's Historic Districts". Town of Sudbury, Massachusetts.
  4. ^ Hudson, Alfred Sereno (1889). The History of Sudbury, Massachusetts, 1638-1889. Boston: R. H. BLODGETT. p. 374.

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Map of center from 1856