Wenham Historic District

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Wenham Historic District
Wenham Town Hall.JPG
Wenham Town Hall
Wenham Historic District is located in Massachusetts
Wenham Historic District
Wenham Historic District is located in the US
Wenham Historic District
Location Wenham, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°35′53″N 70°53′20″W / 42.59806°N 70.88889°W / 42.59806; -70.88889Coordinates: 42°35′53″N 70°53′20″W / 42.59806°N 70.88889°W / 42.59806; -70.88889
Built 1710
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Greek Revival, Colonial, Federal
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP April 13, 1973

The Wenham Historic District is a predominantly rural and residential historic district in Wenham, Massachusetts. It encompasses the full length of Main Street (Massachusetts Route 1A) between the Beverly and Hamilton lines, a stretch of one of the original post roads which is known to have elements of its present alignment as early as 1710. The architecture along the route is predominantly residential, principally excepting the cluster of municipal and religious buildings in the town center. Most of the buildings in the district were built in the 18th and 19th centuries.[2]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Wenham Historic District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-13.