History of Forty-Two Grove Street

42 Grove Street

Historic or Common Name: Livingston House (The Petersons Real Estate)

Construction: ca. 1830

Description: 2 ½-story L house, late Federal/early Greek Revival, 2- and 1-story wings, connected carriage barn, Doric entry porch w/paired fluted Doric columns, slate roof, replacement siding

Notes: 1858 Frederick Livingston (b. 1801) brick mason until 1826, then ran Bell Factory, later Phoenix mill, Director 1st National Bank. M. 1832. Son George F. Livingston m. Elizabeth Holmes 1858, bank trustee and director. Livingston 1920s with daughter and son-in-law, Helen and George F. Farrar. Peterson’s since 1964.

Contributing/Non Contributing: C[ontributing]

SOURCE: Driemeyer, Laura; Laprey, Kari; Monroe, Lynn; and Hill, Teresa. New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources, Area Form, Peterborough Downtown Historic District, June 2010, page 124