Johnson Hall

Hall St., Johnstown, New York

Photos 

Johnson Hall

1. Historic American Buildings Survey (Fed.) June 16, 1940, Stanley P. Mixon, Photographer, (A) EXTERIOR, GENERAL VIEW OF STONE BLOCKHOUSE, SET OFF SOUTH WEST CORNER OF HOUSE.

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

Built in 1763, Johnson Hall was the home of Sir William Johnson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the northern British colonies and a frontier leader in pre-revolutionary New York. In 1774, Johnson died in this Georgian-style frame building. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 9, 1960

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000520
Architectural style
Georgian
Areas of significance
Commerce; Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person; D - Information Potential
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Government office
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant year
1763
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody

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