Dyke--Wheeler House (NRIS 90000215)
144 Wheeler St.,
MA. County/parish: Essex.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 09, 1990.
Part of First Period Buildings of Eastern Massachusetts TR
- Dyke-Wheeler House
- The Dyke-Wheeler House is a historic colonial house at 144 Wheeler Street in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The 2-1/2 story plank-framed First Period house was built in about 1720, and has a typical center chimney plan. THe leanto section was added c. 1800. The house was at one time believed to have been built earlier, in the 1660s, by a man named Richard Dyke. The house was later owned by the Wheeler family for whom Wheeler's Point, where the house is located, is named. It is one of two First Period houses surviving on Wheeler's Point. (read more...)