Bowditch, Nathaniel, House (NRIS 66000135)
Massachusetts. County/parish: Essex.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
October 15, 1966.
- Nathaniel Bowditch House
- The Nathaniel Bowditch House, sometimes called the Bowditch-Osgood House and the Curwen-Ward-Bowditch House, is a historic house and National Historic Landmark at 9 North Street in Salem, Massachusetts. With a construction history apparently dating to 1759–60, the house is distinctive as having been owned by three families important in the maritime history of Salem. Its landmark designation in 1965 stems from its association with Nathaniel Bowditch (1773–1838), the founder of modern navigation, who lived here from 1811 to 1823. The house now serves as the headquarters of Historic Salem, Inc., which was responsible for its rescue from demolition and eventual restoration. (read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000135