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Samuel Whitehorne House, 414 Thames Street, Newport, Newport County, RI

Samuel Whitehorne House, 414 Thames Street, Newport, Newport County, RI

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This house built in 1810-1800, was the residence of Samuel Whitehorne, a prosperous Newport merchant in partnership with his brother, John, until they went bankrupt in 1843. It is a fine example of the large merchant houses built in the 18th and 19th centuries on Thames Street facing the owners' commercial properties on the waterfront.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-43
Survey number: HABS RI-323
Building/structure dates: 1811 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1850 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1970 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 71000028

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Newport Restoration Foundation
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Library of Congress
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