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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1730/00/00 Farm house built
1817/07/12 Henry David Thoreau Born Henry David Thoreau is born David Henry Thoreau in Concord, Massachusetts, the son of John Thoreau, a pencil maker, and Cynthia Dunbar.
1878/00/00 Farmhouse is moved 300 yards (275 m) to present site

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Particulars for Wheeler-Minot Farmhouse:
Historic Use Agricultural fields
Architectural Style American Colonial
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Literature
Attribute Moved property
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 19th March 2004

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Wheeler--Minot Farmhouse
Registry Address: 341 Virginia Rd.
Registry Number: 04000190
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Local
Architectural Style: Colonial, Georgian
Area in Acres: 20
Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 3
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning and Development, Literature
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Moved property
Significant Year: c 1730, 1817, 1878
Historic Function: Domestic, Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Agricultural fields, Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Education, Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function: Research facility Agricultural fields

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