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John Newcomb House

  • Also Known As: Wellfleet Oysterman House

  • Vicinity: Address Restricted
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1785/00/00 John Young Newcomb Architect Built
1849/00/00 Henry David Thoreau Visitor Henry Thoreau visits Cape Cod, the first of four trips Cape Cod (Thoreau book)

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Particulars for John Newcomb House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Other Description Cape Cod double house
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Architectural Style Federal Style
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Literature
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 88001457
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Newcomb,John Young
Architectural Style: Other, Federal
Attribute: Cape Cod double house
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Literature, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1829, 1849
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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