Historic Village of Groton Bank

Carpenter Gothic

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Examples of Carpenter Gothic style Victorian houses on Groton Bank.

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Capt John W. Miner House, c. 1867

 
 
Captain Miner sailed packet ships, a major form of coastal transportation.  Typical of the Gothic style, the house has a steeply pitched roof with elaborate scrollwork bargeboards on the eaves.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Another example is the Seabury Memorial Church, 1875, named in honor of Groton-born Rev. Samuel Seabury, first American to be consecrated as a protestant Episcopal bishop.  Today it is an Islamic center.  (No photo).

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Capt. Edward T. Pettigrew House, c. 1885

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This web site is sponsored by the Groton Bank Historical Association, Inc. (GBHA). GBHA’s objective is to research and promote the history of Groton Bank and to maintain the historical architecture and village character of this area listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  To accomplish this GBHA publishes information about Groton Bank and sponsors several historical-educational meetings annually.