Stuart, Gilbert, Birthplace

Also known as: Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum
815 Gilbert Stuart Rd., Saunderstown, Rhode Island

Photos 

Gilbert Stuart House

1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Arthur W. LeBoeuf, Photographer 1937, EXTERIOR.

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

From 1755 to 1761, this gambrel roofed, clapboard house was the home of Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828), best known for his portraits of George Washington and other prominent political figures. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 21, 1965

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000004
Area of significance
Art
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1755; 1761
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

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