Rich--Twinn Octagon House

145 Main St., Akron, New York

Octagon Home Now Serving as a Museum

Photos 

Overview Looking Southeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in November 2020

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

Closed temporarily in 2020 because of Covid19.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 10, 1995
Reference number
95000050
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival; Other architectural type; Octagon Mode
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
1849

Tags 

19th Century (38,050)
Akron, New York (2)
Built 1849 (247)
Built during 1840s (3,013)
Erie County, New York (196)
Have Street View (49,340)
House (27,834)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
New York (6,228)
Octagon Mode (149)
Private owner (54,402)
Stone (26,168)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2020: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • December 23, 2020: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added to "Octagon Mode" category
  • May 22, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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