Whitcomb Farm

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Whitcomb Farm
EastProvidenceRI WhitcombFarm.jpg
Whitcomb Farm is located in Rhode Island
Whitcomb Farm
Whitcomb Farm is located in the US
Whitcomb Farm
Location East Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°46′37″N 71°21′45″W / 41.77694°N 71.36250°W / 41.77694; -71.36250Coordinates: 41°46′37″N 71°21′45″W / 41.77694°N 71.36250°W / 41.77694; -71.36250
Area less than one acre
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Federal
MPS East Providence MRA
NRHP reference # 80000013 [1]
Added to NRHP November 28, 1980

The Whitcomb Farm is an historic farmhouse at 36 Willett Avenue in East Providence, Rhode Island. The 2 12-story structure was built c. 1780–1805, and is a well-preserved example of Federal architecture. Its construction is unusual, consisting of a brick structure finished with wood clapboards. The house has been owned by a number of prominent local citizens, including William Whitcomb, the proprietor the City Hotel in Providence.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Historic Resources of East Providence, Rhode Island (PDF pages 57-58)" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-09-14.