Hopkins, Gov. Stephen, House

Also known as: Stephen Hopkins House
15 Hopkins St., Providence, Rhode Island

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey, Arthur W. LeBoeuf, Photographer, 1937 NORTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS.

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Stephen Hopkins, Governor of Rhode Island, Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, Chancellor of Brown University, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, lived in this house from 1743 'til his death in 1785. The house, at which George Washington was a guest, is a well-restored example of a mid-eighteenth century wooden structure. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS RI-28)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 3, 1970
Reference number
70000022
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
1700-1749; 1750-1799
Significant years
1742; 1785; 1927

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • May 19, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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