Ephraim Cleveland House

201 N. Main St., Naples, New York

Home of a Revolutionary War officer now a local museum


South (Front) Face

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in November 2020




"The House was built by Captain Ephraim Cleveland, a Revolutionary War officer, in 1794. The house was one of the first frame homes in the village [Naples], and is today almost as it was in 1794."

Quotation from the Naples Historical Society Website, link below under "sources."

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 18, 1994
Reference number
NR name
Cleveland, Ephraim, House
Architectural styles
Other architectural type; Federal; Vernacular Federal
Areas of significance
Architecture; Art; Community Planning and Development; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person; A - Event
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1800-1824; 1750-1799
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1


Ephraim Cleveland (1)
Federal (4,600)
House (27,676)
Naples, New York (3)
New York (6,201)
Ontario County, New York (68)
Private owner (54,398)
Stone (26,160)

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2021: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • March 29, 2021: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos