Drake, Frances H. and Jonathan, House (NRIS 07001488)

Address: 21 Franklin St., Leominster, Massachusetts. County/parish: Worcester.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places January 29, 2008.

Part of Underground Railroad in Massachusetts MPS (NRIS 64500934).

From Wikipedia:

Frances H. and Jonathan Drake House
The Frances H. and Jonathan Drake House is an historic house at 21 Franklin Street in Leominster, Massachusetts, United States. Built in 1848, this typical Greek Revival worker's cottage is notable as a stop on the Underground Railroad during the pre-Civil War years. Frances and Jonathan Drake are documented as having hosted Shadrach Minkins after he was successfully extracted from custody at a Boston court hearing. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. (read more...)

Architectural styles:

  • Greek Revival

Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Drake, Francis H. and Jonathan
  • Minkins, Shadrach

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/07001488

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