Watson, Elkanah, House

3 mi. E of U.S. 9, Port Kent, New York. County/parish: Essex.

NRIS 66000518

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

From Wikipedia:

Elkanah Watson House

The Elkanah Watson House is a historic house at Lake and South Streets in Port Kent, New York. Buit in 1828, it was the home of Elkanah Watson (1758-1842), a businessman and diplomat best known for founding and promoting the idea of agricultural fairs. This house, still a private residence, was his home until his death. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964.

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Architects:

  • Watson, Elkanah

Architectural styles:

  • No Style Listed

Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Watson, Elkanah

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000518

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