Putnam, Gen. Rufus, House

Also known as: Bliss-Murray-Putnam House
344 Main St., Rutland, Massachusetts

Photos 

General Rufus Putnam House

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Arthur C. Haskell, Photographer April, 1934 (a) Ext

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Street Views 

Description 

Home, from 1781-88, of Putnam, an engineer and Revolutionary War officer who helped organize the first settlement in the Northwest Territory, at Marietta, Ohio. He also served as U.S. Surveyor-General. -- 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
72001330
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1781; 1788

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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