Holmes, Oliver Wendell, House

868 Hale St., Beverly, Massachusetts

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Description 

A 2-1/2-story Victorian clapboard house, used as a summer home by the Supreme Court Justice. Holmes' eloquent minority opinions earned him the title "The Great Dissenter." -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 28, 1972

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 28, 1972
Reference number
72001301
Architectural style
Victorian
Areas of significance
Law; Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1909; 1935

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