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Greene House (Forge Farm)
One of the state's most remarkable survivors, this evolved seventeenth-century house occupies a 165-acre parcel in Warwick's noncontiguous southern section. The original (1684), or south, portion of this house, like that of the Gorton-Greene House (both named for relatives of James Greene, who first settled here), is no longer immediately visible: what we see appears as an eighteenth-century center-chimney house with charming mid-Victorian accretions. The birthplace of Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene (1742–1789), this farm remains in the hands of the original family of owners. Most remarkable, though, is the survival of such a large parcel with house and attendant outbuildings.
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