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Houghton-Sprague House: The Houghton-Sprague Farm 1665-1981, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: The Houghton-Sprague Farm 1665-1981

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Article from the Harvard Post, April 3, 1981 on The Houghton-Sprague Farm by Morrill Sprague. The author gives the property ownership history from 1665 - 1981.


Houghton-Sprague House: Will Of James Houghton, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: Will Of James Houghton

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Will of James Houghton dated July 17, 1711.


Houghton-Sprague House: Harvard Historical Society Records, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: Harvard Historical Society Records

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Harvard Historical Society Records by Elvira Scorgie concerning the Houghton families house known as the "Ralph Houghton Garrison." Gives information on the family lineage and describes the house interior rooms and fireplaces. Document is not dated.


Houghton-Sprague House: First Floor Drawing, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: First Floor Drawing

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Sketch of the First Floor plan of Houghton-Sprague House with measurements.


Houghton-Sprague House: Second Floor Drawing, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: Second Floor Drawing

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Drawing of the Houghton-Sprague Second Floor Layout with measurements and notes.


Houghton-Sprague House: Period Details To Houghton Garrison House, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: Period Details To Houghton Garrison House

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Narrative and photos describing the Houghton Garrison House "showing the three stages of occupation-all ancient and built on land that John Prescott, the Founder of Lancaster, sold to Ralph Houghton in 1669."

"This late 1600s Garrison is thought to be the oldest remaining house in Harvard. A Garrison was a small heavily fortified house where early settlers would gather in times of danger. It remained in the Houghton family for six generations and then became home to the Sprague family for over three generations." -- From the Harvard Album, p.76.


Houghton-Sprague House: Lot Map, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: Lot Map

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Map of the Lots for West Bare Hill Road and Still River Road (Route110).


Houghton-Sprague House: Massachusetts Historical Commission Application, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: Massachusetts Historical Commission Application

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Form B - Building, Massachusetts Historical Commission. Recorded by Claire W. Dempsey, Harvard Historical Commission, May 1993. Provides the Architectural Description, Historical Narrative. References and the National Register of Historic laces Criteria Statement Form.


Houghton-Sprague House: History Of The Town Of Harvard, Massachusetts, 1732 - 1893, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: History Of The Town Of Harvard, Massachusetts, 1732 - 1893

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Pages from History of the Town of Harvard which describe the Houghton Garrison House. Sections highlighted and annotated.


Houghton-Sprague House: Baker Letter To Abbott, September 4, 2008, 2022 Roger Williams University

Houghton-Sprague House: Baker Letter To Abbott, September 4, 2008

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Anne Baker's letter to Abbott (last name not given) describing the Houghton-Sprague house structure. Dated September 4, 2008.


Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Report - September 1, 1979, 2022 Roger Williams University

Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Report - September 1, 1979

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Anne Baker's structural report on the Estabrook Farm House completed on September 1, 1979. Baker describes the structure, the floor plan, the framing, and the flooring. Baker concluded that it was built during a transition period of the 17th - 18th century.


Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Measurement Drawings, 2022 Roger Williams University

Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Measurement Drawings

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Eighteen measurement drawing of the Estabrook Farm House done by Anne Baker.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Notice Of Public Auction For The Black Farm And Accompanying Documentation, 2022 Roger Williams University

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Notice Of Public Auction For The Black Farm And Accompanying Documentation

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Notice of the Public Auction of Black Farm held on June 28, 1994. Includes documentation detailing the main house and eight outbuildings. Also includes conditions which the property is subject to, additional covenants, site analysis, zoning and land use controls, description of improvements, a description of the lot or parcel from Rhode Island DEM, and the nomination form submitted to the National Register of Historic Places.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Maps And Drawings, 2022 Roger Williams University

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Maps And Drawings

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Eight Figures of Isaac Collins/ Plain Pond Farm from Wilbur Smith and Associates: Topographic Location Map, Location Plats, Farm Complex/Field System, Floor Plan - First Floor, Floor Plan - Second Floor, Major Outbuildings, Isaac Collins Ice House Site, Isaac Collins Historic Cemetery.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Letter From Baker To Rex, 2022 Roger Williams University

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Letter From Baker To Rex

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Anne Baker's letter to Rex (no last name given) probably written December 1994. Letter concerning the ell of the house and the stairway.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Baker Letter To Sanderson, February 7, 1995, 2022 Roger Williams University

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Baker Letter To Sanderson, February 7, 1995

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Anne Baker's letter to Edward Sanderson, Director of the Rhode Island Preservation and Heritage Commission requesting permission from the Commission to reduce the size of the Ell in the Kells renovation of the house. History of construction the house rooms and rationale for removing the later kitchen and the the second story of the ell is given. The letter is dated February 7, 1995.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Baker's Correspondence Regarding Kells Renovation, March 15, 1995, 2022 Roger Williams University

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Baker's Correspondence Regarding Kells Renovation, March 15, 1995

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Baker's correspondence regarding ideas/inventory and costs for the individual rooms of the Kells Residence renovation. Correspondence dated March 15, 1995.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Correspondence, December 13, 1994, 2022 Roger Williams University

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Correspondence, December 13, 1994

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Correspondence with Baker that offers advice and suggested book titles for reference. Dated December 13, 1994.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: National Register Of Historic Places Documentation, 2022 Roger Williams University

Isaac Collins House/Farm: National Register Of Historic Places Documentation

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Baker's draft copy of the National Register of Historic Places Inventory- Nomination Form. The full registration form for the Black Farm/ Isaac Collins Farm can be found online. The complete online version includes several photographs.


Digital Library Of Georgia (June 2022), Mandy L. Mastrovita, Donald Summerlin, Camie Williams, Deborah Hakes 2022 University of Georgia

Digital Library Of Georgia (June 2022), Mandy L. Mastrovita, Donald Summerlin, Camie Williams, Deborah Hakes

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