The earliest building in the neighborhood, this two-and-one-half-story gambrel-roofed farmhouse originally stood alone on these bluffs overlooking the Atlantic, at some remove from the eighteenth-century town and the harbor. The generously scaled residence was the headquarters of the English Lord Hugh Percy during the occupation of the Revolutionary War. The proportions and equipoise of a typical eighteenth-century house with its central entryway and end-wall chimneys have here been altered by later additions.
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John Easton House
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