Wilbor House

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Wilbor House
Wilbor House in Little Compton RI.jpg
Wilbor House is located in Rhode Island
Wilbor House
Wilbor House is located in the US
Wilbor House
Location 548 W. Main Rd., Little Compton, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°29′43″N 71°11′11″W / 41.49528°N 71.18639°W / 41.49528; -71.18639Coordinates: 41°29′43″N 71°11′11″W / 41.49528°N 71.18639°W / 41.49528; -71.18639
Area 1.4 acres (0.57 ha)
Built 1690
Architectural style Georgian, Postmedieval English
NRHP Reference # 07000125[1]
Added to NRHP March 06, 2007

The Wilbor House is a historic house museum at 548 West Main Road in Little Compton, Rhode Island, and currently serves as the headquarters of the Little Compton Historical Society.[2] The property includes eight buildings of historical significance, six of which were part of the Wilbor farmstead, a complex that was used for farming between 1690 (when the house was built) and 1955, when the property was acquired by the historical society. The house is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, whose oldest portion was probably a stone ender built by Samuel Wilbor, and whose western half was added c. 1740, giving it a Georgian appearance. The five farm outbuildings all date to the 19th century.[3]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[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. ^ "About LCHS". Little Compton Historical Society. 
  3. ^ "NRHP nomination for Wilbor House" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-10-18. 

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