Webster, Daniel, Family Home

Also known as: The Elms, Phoenix House, Daniel Webster Homestead
14 Holy Cross Rd., West Franklin, New Hampshire

Photos 

Daniel Webster Birthplace

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1990

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Street View 

Description 

Daniel Webster rented this house after he was burned out of his own house in 1814. He was serving as a representative from N.H. to the U.S. Congress at the time. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS NH-108)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 30, 1974
Reference number
74000196
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Institutional housing
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
1829

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • February 27, 2015: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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