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Inventory No: NWB.727  

Historic Name: United States Custom House
Common Name: Custom House Maritime Museum
Address: 25 Water St
City/Town: Newburyport
Local No: 581; 12-10
Year Constructed: 1835
Architect(s): Mills, Robert; Palmer and Haselton; Perry, Dean and Stewart
Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival
Use(s): Commercial Block; Customs House; Museum; Observation Tower; Observatory; Shoe Factory; Warehouse
Significance: Architecture; Commerce; Economics; Education; Maritime History; Politics Government
Area(s):    NWB.K: Market Square Historic District
   NWB.L: Newburyport Historic District
   NWB.W: Water Street
Designation(s): Nat'l Register District (2/25/1971); Nat'l Register District (8/2/1984); Nat'l Register Individual Property (2/25/1971); Preservation Restriction (6/20/2013)
Building Material(s): Roof: Slate
Wall: Coursed Ashlar; Granite; Wrought Iron; Stone, Cut; Copper
Foundation: Granite; Stone, Cut; Coursed Ashlar


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