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Smith, Thomas and Esther, House - Agawam, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 04.466 W 072° 41.670
18T E 690718 N 4660612
Quick Description: The Thomas Smith House is the oldest house in Agawam.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2011 3:16:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMC12H
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Thomas and Esther Smith House (also known as the Mathew Noble House) was built in 1757. Due to community efforts the Thomas Smith house was saved from demolition. As the oldest house in Agawam this colonial era Georgian house has great historical significance for the town. One the structure was listed on the National Register of Historic Places restoration began. The Agawam Historical Association, with $97,000 in funding from the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act, began the process of repairing the exterior and furnishing the interior with period artifacts. It will be open to the public when restoration is completed.
Street address:
251 North West Street
Agawam (Feeding Hills), MA United States

County / Borough / Parish: Hampden

Year listed: 2005

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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