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1899 map of Marlborough showing the octagon house

This historic octagon house in Marlboro, New York was built circa 1850 by Hudson Dubois. Dubois built the house following the 1848 publication of Orson Squire Fowler‘s “The Octagon House: A Home for All,” a book that helped popularize the style during the 1850s.

In 1872, Alton and Helen Sarles purchased the home and renovated it, adding elements of Greek Revival and Second Empire styles.

Since 2002, the house has been on the National Register of Historic Places.


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Wikipedia

Poughkeepsie Journal: Marlboro’s Dubois-Sarles octagon house a classic testament to design

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