Category Archives: Queen Anne

Smith H. Platt House (1893)

The house at 182 Sumner Avenue in the Forest Park neighborhood of Springfield was built in 1893. It was the home of Smith Harrison Platt (1829-1912), a Methodist minister and doctor whose medical office was in his house. His obituary … Continue reading

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R. L. Nichols House (1893)

The R. L. Nichols House, 202 Sumner Avenue in Springfield, was built in 1893. The following notice appeared in The Horse Review, Vol. XXI, No. 12 (March 20, 1900): Anyone looking for a free-for-all pacer can be accommodated by R. … Continue reading

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John C. Hammond House (1891)

The house at 222 Elm Street in Northampton was built in 1891 for John C. Hammond (1842-1926), a lawyer. It was designed by R. F. Putnam, an Amherst Academy schoolmate of Hammond. The young Calvin Coolidge, the future president, read … Continue reading

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William Clark House (1886)

The house at 149 Elm Street in Northampton was built around 1886 on the site of earlier houses owned by the Sage and Clark families. From 1935 to 1958 it was owned by the Eames family as a guest house … Continue reading

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Jennie C. Pratt House (1895)

The house at 229 Elm Street in Northampton was built c. 1895 for the Pratt family and may have been designed by William F. Pratt, Jr., son of the architect William Fenno Pratt. The property was sold to Jennie C. … Continue reading

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Lewis J. Dudley House (1891)

Lewis J. Dudley was a prominent citizen of Northampton who built the Queen Anne house at 293 Elm Street sometime between 1891 and 1895. He may be the same Lewis J. Dudley who was the principal and owner of Northampton … Continue reading

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Albert A. Sawyer House (1893)

The house at 9 Elm Street in Harvard was built in 1893 by Albert A. Sawyer. He served as Town Selectman from 1885 to 1890 and as assessor in 1893. The house was later home to his sister-in-law, Mrs. Eli … Continue reading

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