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William Morris Davis House, Cambridge


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

This was the residence of an outstanding Harvard geologist and geographer whose work, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, on the forces that shape the earth established the discipline of geomorphology. - NRHP,7 January 1976


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1898/00/00 William Morris Davis Home William Morris Davis home 1898-1916

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Particulars for William Morris Davis House, Cambridge:
Sight Category Building
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Architectural Style Queen Anne
Area of Significance Science
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 76000306
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Queen anne
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Science
Applicable Criteria: Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1898, 1916
Associated People: Davis,William Morris
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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