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Topic: war revolutionary war

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Oak Hill, One mile north of Gilbert's Corner on Route 15, Aldie, Loudoun County, VA

Oak Hill, One mile north of Gilbert's Corner on Route 15, Aldie, Loudo...

Survey number: HABS VA-1423 Building/structure dates: ca. 1821 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000842

Prescott Farm, Guard House, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, Newport County, RI

Prescott Farm, Guard House, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, Newport C...

2011 Leicester B. Holland Prize, Entry Significance: The significance of the Guard House is three-fold. The first is that it represents an exceptional surviving example of early eighteenth-century craftsmanshi... more

Jerusalem Grist Mill, Jerusalem Road vicinity, Little Gunpowder River, Jerusalem, Baltimore County, MD

Jerusalem Grist Mill, Jerusalem Road vicinity, Little Gunpowder River,...

Survey number: HABS MD-523 Building/structure dates: ca. 1772 Initial Construction

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Faneuil Hall, Dock Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Significance: Faneuil Hall was called the "Cradle of Liberty" because many important meetings of protest were held here before the Revolution. It was the first Colonial attempt at academic design, completed in... more

Rufus King House, 150th Street & Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens County, NY

Rufus King House, 150th Street & Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens Count...

Significance: Home of Rufus King, signer of the United States Constitution. He served on the Continental Congress, was a US Senator for nearly 18 years, and twice served as Ambassador to Great Britian. Though n... more

Rufus King House, 150th Street & Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens County, NY

Rufus King House, 150th Street & Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens Count...

Significance: Home of Rufus King, signer of the United States Constitution. He served on the Continental Congress, was a US Senator for nearly 18 years, and twice served as Ambassador to Great Britian. Though n... more

Rufus King House, 150th Street & Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens County, NY

Rufus King House, 150th Street & Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens Count...

Significance: Home of Rufus King, signer of the United States Constitution. He served on the Continental Congress, was a US Senator for nearly 18 years, and twice served as Ambassador to Great Britian. Though n... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birmingham, Chester County, PA

Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham & Meetinghouse Roads, Birm...

Significance: Wounded British troops were carried to this 1763 Meeting House during the Battle of Brandywine. Survey number: HABS PA-1193 Building/structure dates: 1763 Initial Construction Building/structu... more

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsbu...

Significance: The oldest original store in Williamsburg, the Prentis Store was built in 1738-1740 by William Prentis, and has more architectural elaboration than most of the commercial buildings in town. The p... more

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsbu...

Significance: The oldest original store in Williamsburg, the Prentis Store was built in 1738-1740 by William Prentis, and has more architectural elaboration than most of the commercial buildings in town. The p... more

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsbu...

Significance: The oldest original store in Williamsburg, the Prentis Store was built in 1738-1740 by William Prentis, and has more architectural elaboration than most of the commercial buildings in town. The p... more

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsbu...

Significance: The oldest original store in Williamsburg, the Prentis Store was built in 1738-1740 by William Prentis, and has more architectural elaboration than most of the commercial buildings in town. The p... more

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsbu...

Significance: The oldest original store in Williamsburg, the Prentis Store was built in 1738-1740 by William Prentis, and has more architectural elaboration than most of the commercial buildings in town. The p... more

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsbu...

Significance: The oldest original store in Williamsburg, the Prentis Store was built in 1738-1740 by William Prentis, and has more architectural elaboration than most of the commercial buildings in town. The p... more

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Prentis Store, 214 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Williamsbu...

Significance: The oldest original store in Williamsburg, the Prentis Store was built in 1738-1740 by William Prentis, and has more architectural elaboration than most of the commercial buildings in town. The p... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Carpenters' Company Hall, 320 Chestnut Street & Carpenters' Court, Phi...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2109 Survey number: HABS PA-1398 Building/structure dates: after. 1769- before. 1774 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS... more

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Significance: All indications are that this is a pre-Revolutionary house. It is built on land originally owned by Edmund Fanning. It is an excellent example of "Piedmont" architecture and is especially notable ... more

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Significance: All indications are that this is a pre-Revolutionary house. It is built on land originally owned by Edmund Fanning. It is an excellent example of "Piedmont" architecture and is especially notable ... more

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Significance: All indications are that this is a pre-Revolutionary house. It is built on land originally owned by Edmund Fanning. It is an excellent example of "Piedmont" architecture and is especially notable ... more

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Significance: All indications are that this is a pre-Revolutionary house. It is built on land originally owned by Edmund Fanning. It is an excellent example of "Piedmont" architecture and is especially notable ... more

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Twin Chimneys, 168 West King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Significance: All indications are that this is a pre-Revolutionary house. It is built on land originally owned by Edmund Fanning. It is an excellent example of "Piedmont" architecture and is especially notable ... more