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Watertown, NY Emma Flower Taylor Mansion
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My Dad's favorite house in the city
The Emma Flower Taylor Mansion A historic home located at 241 Clinton St in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York. It was built in 1896–1897 and is a massive 2 1⁄2-story mansion constructed of rock faced, random course Medina sandstone which was hand-cut on site. It was designed by the NYC firm of Lamb & Rich with grounds landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., who also designed Watertown's J.C. Thompson Park. The footprint is 5,628 square feet (522.9 m2), not including the porches and porte cochere. It is Queen Anne style and features wraparound porches, towers, projecting bays, dormers, and a complex roofline. It was constructed as a wedding gift to his daughter by New York Governor Roswell Pettibone Flower. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.