Borden Farm

2951 and 2967 E. Main Rd., Portsmouth, Rhode Island

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 5, 2007
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Second Empire; Other architectural type; Victorian Vernacular
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural outbuildings
Current functions
Multiple dwelling; Warehouse
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924
Significant years
ca. 1865; 1890; 1900
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 5
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1


19th Century (36,405)
Brick (42,457)
Built during 1860s (3,616)
Farm (1,846)
Newport County, Rhode Island (115)
Portsmouth, Rhode Island (10)
Private owner (54,396)
Rhode Island (772)
Second Empire (1,046)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,690)