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