Thornton W. Burgess House

Also known as: Laughing Brook Education and Wildlife Sanctuary
789 Main St., Hampden, Massachusetts


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 21, 1983
Reference number
NR name
Burgess, Thornton W., House
Areas of significance
Conservation; Literature; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Levels of significance
National; State; Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural outbuildings; Secondary structure
Current functions
Museum; Parking lot
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1750-1799; 1925-1949
Significant years
1780; 1928; 1965
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1