Davis, William Morris, House

17 Francis St., Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Description 

This was the residence of an outstanding Harvard geologist and geographer whose work, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, on the forces that shape the earth established the discipline of geomorphology. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 7, 1976

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 7, 1976
Reference number
76000306
Architectural style
Victorian: Queen Anne
Area of significance
Science
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant years
1898; 1916

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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