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India House, 37 India Street, Nantucket, Nantucket County, MA

India House, 37 India Street, Nantucket, Nantucket County, MA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Charles F. Hussey, a ropemaker, built this house c. 1804 as a single family residence. It is a typical four-bay braced frame Nantucket structure. It's India Street location is four blocks from the harbor in a neighborhood composed of private residences and inns. Since 1929 it has serves as the India House, a guest house and restaurant. Alterations to accommodate the adaptive use of this building have been achieved without compromising its architectural qualities. The India House/Charles F. Hussey House was included in a neighborhood study prepared in 1969 by HABS (MASS 1013).
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N717
Survey number: HABS MA-1309
Building/structure dates: ca. 1804 Initial Construction

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Hussey, Charles F
Preservation Institute: Nantucket, contractor
Price, Virginia, transmitter
Biggs, Thomas, delineator
Bordeau, Deborah, delineator
Brooks, Richard, delineator
Hershey, Preston, delineator
Lang, Kari, delineator
Mao, Teresa, delineator
McNabb, Susie, delineator
Taki, Nahoko, delineator
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Location

Nantucket (Mass.)41.28364, -70.10272
Google Map of 41.2836442, -70.1027214
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Source

Library of Congress
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