Valentine–French House

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Valentine–French House
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Valentine–French House is located in Massachusetts
Valentine–French House
Valentine–French House is located in the US
Valentine–French House
Location Fall River, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°45′4″N 71°6′40″W / 41.75111°N 71.11111°W / 41.75111; -71.11111Coordinates: 41°45′4″N 71°6′40″W / 41.75111°N 71.11111°W / 41.75111; -71.11111
Built 1769
Architectural style Georgian
MPS Fall River MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP February 16, 1983

The Valentine–French House is a historic house at 5105 N. Main Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. It built in 1769 on the 13th lot of Freemen's Purchase by William Valentine for his bride, Sybil Winslow. The massive center chimney had six outlets & the fireplace used for cooking is quite large. The house still has Georgian wood paneling & sliding window shutters. The property was later owned by the Horace French family from roughly c.1850 to 1928.

The house is one of six in the Steep Brook area considered to be the best representatives of the pre-industrial period of the city's history.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ MHC Inventory Form