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Two Historic Districts in North Easton, Massachusetts
The H. H. Richardson Historic District is a part of the North Easton Historic District.
H. H. Richardson Historic District of North Easton, Massachusetts
The H. H. Richardson Historic District boundary encompasses five discontiguous units which constitute an entire historic district because of their association with the works of the architect H. H. Richardson. These works are further unified by their having been commissioned under the Ames family sponsorship of Richardson.
|North Easton Historic District
North Easton Historic District is a historic district located in Easton, Massachusetts along both sides of Main-Lincoln Streets.
The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The historic district contains over 160 buildings on about 5,000 acres. The integrity of the Easton Historic District is highlighted by the fact that only twenty of its 425 buildings can be considered to be intrusions. There are forty-three significant buildings within the District, while the remainder of its structures can be considered to be contributing.
In 1987, a portion of the North Easton Historic District, was designated a National Historic Landmark District, known as the H.H. Richardson Historic District of North Easton.
Contributing properties to the North Easton Historic District:
1. 66 Main Street (former post office)
2. Ames Shovel Shop
3. Ames Stable
4. The Rockery
5. H.H. Richardson Historic District of North Easton