Richardson, H.H., Historic District of North Easton

Main St., Elm St., & railway right-of-way off Oliver St., North Easton, Massachusetts

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Photo taken by Marc Belanger in June 2010

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Description 

In just eight years this small industrial village became a beautifully coherent planned town. There are five Richardson buildings in this historic district: The Ames Free Library, The Oakes Ames Memorial Hall, The Gate Lodge at Langwater, The Gardener's Cottage at Langwater, and The Old Colony Railroad Station. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 23, 1987

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 23, 1987
Reference number
87002598
NR name
H.H. Richardson Historic District of North Easton
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Rail-related; Park; Library
Current functions
Meeting hall; Single dwelling; Park
Period of significance
1875-1899
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 5
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • March 22, 2015: New photos from Marc Belanger

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