Liberty Farm

Also known as: Foster House
116 Mower St., Worcester, Massachusetts

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Description 

Abigail Kelly and her husband, Stephen Symonds Foster, were active in the anti-slavery and women's suffrage movements. In the 1870s, they withheld taxes on Liberty Farm to protest Abigail Kelly's inability to vote. The couple lived in this red brick house from 1847 to 1881. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 30, 1974

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 13, 1974
Reference number
74002046
Architectural style
Federal
Area of significance
Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural outbuildings
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant years
1810; 1847; 1881
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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