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Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 7, Home Buyer would you like to live in a home that's part of our fine American History?
Then you'll want to come to Charlestown, New Hampshire. Which you will not only be able to live in a Historic Home, but you will also be able to live in New Hampshire's fineness villages, and one of the largest Historic Districts, in all of the State. And possible all of New England.
Be my guest and pull up a chair and relax as we explore the History of one such home in the Charlestown, New Hampshire Historic District. You'll fine some mighty nice homes for sale in the Historic District of Charlestown, New Hampshire.
At this property originally stood the home of Benjamin Cloyes, who was a baker. In the late 1700's and died here in 1817. The Charlestown history states that a large cargo of bricks , were brought here from England as ballast, was made available to one Stephen Hassam in 1823 to construct a brick home for Judge F. A. Sumner. The outside walls are laid four bricks thick, while those of the ellare but two bricks thick.
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 7, the cellar of this home has a long brick supporting wall that runs east and west down its center, and there was even still enough bricks remaining to build both the upstairs and downstairs fireplaces for three chimneys. A very interesting fact about the extra chimney, is the fact that it was originally built on the roof line to maintain a symmetrical look, but it had no fireplace.
The style of the house is a transitional Federal Greek Revival with Doric columns, a six panel door with side lights, and a fanlight, suggesting that Stephen Hassam was highly influenced by architect Asher Benjamin. Mr. Summner died in 1834 and the home was bought by Mr. James Tewksbury, joiner and carpenter, which later sold the home to Mr. Jonathan Baker around 1840. Then in 1901 Mr. Baker's daughter, Mrs. W.B.T. Smith, inherited the home and had the third bathroom installed. When she died, she left the home and property to the Norwich University.
Then in 1939 one Mr. Norman Crowey bought the home, and later demolished the sheds which connected the home with the stables and other out buildings and made an apartment on the second floor of the ell. In this ell, there was also once an unusual inside smoke room complete with meat hooks and a central bricked-up fire pit.
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 7, at one time, but gone now, there were apartments and small stores were established in this home during the World War 2 years. The front door opens into a front hall with a fine curved stairway with two niches. Under the windows are still the build in boxs that were for keeping rifles in, back in the 1700 and 1800's.
Also of interest is a curved door, visible in the main dining room, which follows the lines of the curved wall and the stairway. In 1901 the old wide board floors were also replaced with New Hampshire native wood, including a parquet floor, this was done by one Erostus Marble.
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 7, in 1995 during a reconstruction of part of the home, there was a baking powder can, with a note in it was discovered. That stated the porch work had been done by one Quiney V. St. Clair of Charlestown in 1913. The old barn that was with this house at one time, was moved to one of the other Historic Homes, in the Historic District. But the newer carriage building at the rear left of the house still remains.
Remember when you buy a Charlestown, New HampshireHistoric Home, you are buying and preserving a pieace of American History. So why not look at the Town of Charlestown, New Hampshire's Historic Home District.
Link to The Town of Charlestown, New Hampshire website
Baker Home Energy Audit and Commercial Properties Inspections PO Box 570 Charlestown, New Hampshire 03603
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