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Henry Fearing House
Marietta Ohio Museum


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NameHenry Fearing House
Address131 Gilman Avenue
Marietta, OH 45750
Brief DescriptionHistorical Society Museum
TypeAttraction
CategoryMuseum
DescriptionThe Fearing House provides a view of life in Marietta during the 19th century. Built in 1847 for Henry Fearing, the house is an example of Federal style architecture. Italianate influence is evident on the exterior of the 1870 addition. Furnished in a range on nineteenth century styles, the home represents the lifestyles of Marietta's middle-class during the Victorian era. As one of the city's prominenet citizens, Henry Fearing (1798-1894) donated the land for the Woman's Home and served as an advocate for the Temperance Movement. As a successful businessman, he developed property and owned an interest in a steamboat.
Phone 1(740) 373-9437
Emailinfo@mariettaohio.org
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Time Allowance1 hour
Websitewww.mariettaohio.org
Last Updated4/18/2011
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