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Knapp Homestead

632 Knapps Highway

The Knapp homestead was built by the Knapp family in 1830. The property was passed down to Charles Knapp who ended up losing it through stock failures. At one point the house was owned by Gustave Whitehead, an…

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Frederick Marquand House

720 Pequot Road

The Marquand house was built in 1832 by Frederick Marquand. A founder of the Southport Savings Bank in 1854, Marquand gave generously to various philanthropic endeavors, including the Theological…

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Francis Perry House

678 Pequot Road

The Francis Perry house was built in 1832. Perry bought the land in 1832 from Stephen Osborne, but it is not known who actually built the home. Perry was the president of Southport National Bank and the…

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Benson House with trolley in foreground.

131 South Benson Road

The Benson house was built in 1779 by Brigadier General Elijah Abel after the previous house was destroyed during the burning of Fairfield. The home was purchased by Captain Abraham…

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Benson House

131 South Benson Road

The Benson house was built in 1779 by Brigadier General Elijah Abel after the previous house was destroyed during the burning of Fairfield. The home was purchased by Captain Abraham Benson in 1810. The home…
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