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Edward Searle House, 107 Wilbur Avenue, Oaklawn, Providence County, RI

Edward Searle House, 107 Wilbur Avenue, Oaklawn, Providence County, RI

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The original part of the house was constructed in the fourth quarter of the seventeenth century but the two-story, five-bay main block with a central chimney plan and gable roof was not built until around 1728. The building was expanded sometime later, but by the time of the HABS documentation in 1940, this gambrel-roofed addition had been removed.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-12
Survey number: HABS RI-11
Building/structure dates: ca. 1677 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1728 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Library of Congress
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