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Millard Fillmore House

Millard Fillmore House
Millard Fillmore House, September 2012
Location 24 Shearer Avenue, East Aurora, New York
Coordinates

42°46′5.87″N 78°37′21.02″W / 42.7682972°N 78.6225056°W / 42.7682972; -78.6225056Coordinates: 42°46′5.87″N 78°37′21.02″W / 42.7682972°N 78.6225056°W / 42.7682972; -78.6225056

Built 1826
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74001235
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 30, 1974[1]
Designated NHL May 30, 1974[2]

The Fillmore House, or Millard Fillmore House, was the residence of the 13th President of the United States, Millard Fillmore. Fillmore built this house in 1826, at 24 Shearer Avenue in East Aurora in Erie County, New York. The President lived there only four years during which time his son was born. The house has since had multiple owners and multiple additions built upon it. In addition, it has been moved from its original location no less than two times. Besides the White House, it is the only surviving structure of residence for President Fillmore. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1974.[2][3]

The house is owned by the Aurora Historical Society and has been renovated with period furnishings. It is open to the public from June through October on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4. Visit the

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External links

  • National Park Service site on Fillmore House
  • "Millard Fillmore", by John T. Horton, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Adventures in Western New York History, volume II, 1960, (downloadable from http://bechsed.nylearns.org/, click on Adventures in WNY History)
  • Millard Fillmore House-Museum
  • C-SPAN's American Presidents: Life Portraits
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