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 Site and first floor plan
 Second floor plan
 South and west elevations ; parlor...
 Rear stairway details
 Front door and stoop details
 Fireplace and fireplace wall...
 Fireplace and fireplace walls
 Front stair hall details
 Kitchen equipment designation
 North elevation details [sketc...














Title: India House - Charles F. Hussey House, Nantucket, Massachusetts
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Title: India House - Charles F. Hussey House, Nantucket, Massachusetts
Physical Description: Archival
Language: English
Creator: Maio, Teresa
Publisher: Preservation Institute: Nantucket
Place of Publication: Nantucket, Mass.
Copyright Date: 1990
 Subjects
Subject: Architecture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Architecture -- Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
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Bibliographic ID: UF00102934
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 1
    Site and first floor plan
        Page 2
    Second floor plan
        Page 3
    South and west elevations ; parlor window details
        Page 4
    Rear stairway details
        Page 5
    Front door and stoop details
        Page 6
    Fireplace and fireplace wall details
        Page 7
    Fireplace and fireplace walls
        Page 8
    Front stair hall details
        Page 9
    Kitchen equipment designation
        Page 10
    North elevation details [sketch]
        Page 11
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NANTUCKET, SIMULTANEOUSLY AN ISLAND, COUNTY
AND TOWN, LIES THIRTY-FIVE MILES SOUTH OF CAPE COD.
ITS SETTLEMENT BEGAN IN THE MID-17TH CENTURY WITH
RELIGIOUS SEPARATISTS FROM MASSACHUSETTS WHO
ESTABLISHED A SMALL AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY. BY
EARLY IN THE 18TH CENTURY ISLANDERS LOCATED THEIR
PRINCIPALTOWN ON THE GREAT HARBOR AND TURNEDTO
FISHING, WHALING, AND RELATED TRADES. NANTUCKET'S
EARLY ARCHITECTURE CONSISTED OF MODEST FOUR-BAY
SHI NGLE D HOUSE ES OF BRACED FRAME CONSTRU ACTION. BY
THE MID-19TH CENTURY IT HAD BECOME A WHALING AND
SHIPPING CAPITAL WITH POPULATION OF IqOOQ CLASSIC
REVIVAL ARCHITECTURE WITH ELABORATE GREEK REVIVAL
DETAILS REPLACED MODEST QUAKER BUILDINGS. AFTER
THE DISASTROUS FIRE OF 1846,THE DISCOVERY OF
PETR OLEUM, AND A COMMERCE IAL SHIFT TO THE MAINLAND,
THE WHALING INDUSTRY COU.APSED AND NANTUCKET
ENTERED A IOO YEAR DEPRESSION.
TOURIST TRADE BEGAN IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY
WITH SEASONAL VISITORS. NANTUCKETERS CONVERTED
THEIR HOMES TO GUEST HOUSES AND INNS, HOTELS WERE
BUILT, VISITORS BUILT VACATION COTTAGES AND
RESTORED OLD HOUSES. CONCERN FOR THE
PRESERVATION OF NANTUCKET'S HISTORIC AND
ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE LED TO THE CREATION OF THE
NANTUCKET HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MUSEUMS AND
ARCHIVES. THE IMPACT OF POST WORLD WAR II
DEVELOPMENT IN TOURIST TRADE AND POPULARITY OF
SEASIDE RESORTS STIMULATED THE CREATION OF
HISTORIC DISTRICTS AND PROTECTIVE LEGISLATION, THE
NANTUCKET CONSERVATION FOUNDATION, AND THE
NANTUCKET HISTORICALTRUST.
THE 1960'S DEVELOPMENT OF THE WATERFRONT BY
SHERBURNE ASSOCIATES REALIZED THE POTENTIAL
BENEFITS OF COMPATIBLE GROWTH AND PRESERVATION.
THE NANTUCKET HISTORICAL TRUST SPONSORED FIVE
H.A.B.S. SUMMER FIELD OFFICES, NOMINATED THE ISLAND
TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORY IC PLACES, AND
INITIATED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PRESERVATION
INSTITUTE: NANTUCKET. USING PRESERVATION COURSES
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, THE FIRST PROGRAM
PEGAN IN 1972. A MULTIDISCIPUNARY SUMMER PROGRAM
WAS OFFERED TO FIFTEEN UNDERGRADUATE AND
GRADUATE STUDENTS WHO IN EIGHT WEEKS EAI'NED NINE
HOURS CREDIT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA.
STUDENTS WERE INVOLVED WITH RESEARCH AND
DOCUMENTATION PROJECTS USING THE ABUNDANT LOCAL
RESOURCES. THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM HAS SERVED CVJER
300 STUDENTS FROM MORE THAN 100 COLLEGES AND
UNIVERSITIES. IN ADDITION, Pl:N HAS PRESENTED
PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS FOR BANKERS, INTERIOR
DESIGNERS, LAWYERS.AND GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIAL.
SINCE 1972, Pl:N STUDENTS HAVE RECORDED
SIGNIFICANT NANTUCKETARCHITECTURE WITH MEASURED
DRAWINGS, ARCHIVAL RESEARCH, AND PHOTOGRAPHY
FOLLOWING H.A.B.S. CRITERIA AND PREPARED HISTORIC
STRUCTURES REPORTS. DOCUMENTATION PROJECTS
INCLUDE NEIGHBORHOOD STUDIES AND INDIVIDUAL
BUILDINGS IN NANTUCKET AND SIASCONSET. ORIGINAL
DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN FORWARDED TO THE H.A.B.S.
ARCHIVES AND TO THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA WITH
COPIES PLACED IN THE PETER FOULGER LIBRARY OF THE
NAI\TUCKET HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION FOR PUBLIC USE.


HUBSSEY HOUSE




CHARLES F. HUSSEY, A ROPEMAKER, BUILT THIS HOUSE C.1804 AS A SINGLE FAMILY
RESIDENCE. IT IS A TYPICAL FOUR -BAY BRACED FRAME NANTUCKETSTRUCTURE. ITS INDIA
STREET LOCATION IS FOUR BLOCKS FROM THE HARBOR IN A NEIGHBOR HOOD COMPOSED
OF PRIVATE RESIDENCES AND INNS. SINCE 1929 IT HAS SERVED AS THE INDIA HOUSE, A
GUEST HOUSE AND RESTAURANT. ALTERATIONS TO ACCOMMODATE THE ADAP11VE USE OF
THIS BUILDING HAVE BEEN ACHIEVED WITHOUT COMPROMISING ITS ARCHITECTURAL
QUALITIES. THE INDIA HOUSE/CHARLES F. HUSSEY HOUSE WAS IN CLUDED IN A
NEIGHBORHOOD STUDY PREPAREDIN 1969 BY HABS (MASS 1013).










THIS PROJECT WAS MEASURED AND DRAWN DURING THE SUMMER OF 1993 BY THE
PRESERVAT10N INSTITUTE: NANTUCKET, SUSAN TATE, AIA, DIRECTOR; SUPERVISED BY F.
BLAIR REEVES, FAIA, AND GREGORY HALL AIA. MEMBERS OF THE DOCUMEN11NG TEAM
INCLUDED THOMAS BIGGS, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAR~LOTTE; DEBORAH
BORDEAU,RANDOLPH MACON WOMAN'S COLLEGE; RICHARD BROOKS, FLORIDA STATE
UNIVERSITY; PRESTON HERSHEY, WASHINGTON COLLEGE; KARI LANG, UNIVERSITY OF
VERMONT; TERESA MAIO, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA; SUSIE MCNABB, DRURY COLLEGE;
NAHOKO TAKI, UNIVERSE TrY F FLORIDA.


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