The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York)

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The Homestead
36 Mead Street from angle.JPG
The Mead Homestead as seen from the street named after the family it was built for.
The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York) is located in New York
The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York)
The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York) is located in the US
The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York)
Location 36 Mead St., Waccabuc, New York
Coordinates 41°16′59″N 73°35′44″W / 41.28306°N 73.59556°W / 41.28306; -73.59556Coordinates: 41°16′59″N 73°35′44″W / 41.28306°N 73.59556°W / 41.28306; -73.59556
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built 1820
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP March 29, 2001

The Homestead is a historic home located at Waccabuc, Westchester County, New York. It has five contributing buildings and one contributing structure. The main house, known as The Homestead, was built between 1820 and 1822 in the Federal style by the locally prominent Mead family. It has a four bay wide main block with a three bay ell. The frame building sits on a cut stone foundation. Also on the property is a 19th-century barn, four room cottage, tool shed (c. 1900), chicken house (c. 1900), and well house. The Mead family built the separately listed Mead Memorial Chapel.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Peter D. Shaver (October 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:The Homestead". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-12-30.  See also: "Accompanying six photos". 
The Homestead as seen from Schoolhouse Road.