Fairbanks House

511 East St., Dedham, Massachusetts

Photos 

Jonathan Fairbanks House

6. Photo

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

Typical of the "growing house," a type of dwelling to which the owner added as his family increased. One of the oldest frame dwellings in the U.S. (c. 1636). -- 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
66000367
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1600-1649
Significant years
1636; 1638

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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