King Manor

Also known as: Rufus King House, King Manor Museum
150th St. and Jamaica Ave., New York, New York

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Rufus King House

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

Home of Rufus King, signer of the United States Constitution. He served on the Continental Congress, was a US Senator for nearly 18 years, and twice served as Ambassador to Great Britian. Though never elected to those offices, King was twice selected and the Federalist candidate for Vice President and once for President. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS NY-6379)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 2, 1974
Reference number
74001295
Architectural style
Georgian
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant years
1806; 1827

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