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Colonel Joseph Nightingale House, 357 Benefit Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Colonel Joseph Nightingale House, 357 Benefit Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

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Significance: This house was built for Colonel Joseph Nightingale, wealthy partner in a Providence shipping firm, and has been owned by the Brown family since 1814. Built in 1791, this large, three-story frame building is one of the most elegant houses in Providence.
Survey number: HABS RI-164
Building/structure dates: 1791 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1855 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1862 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1880 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1923 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 89001242

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Ormsbee, Caleb
Tefft, Thomas A
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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