Sullivan Dorr House
Learn more about the Dorr Rebellion with this book from the University of Kansas Press.
This Georgian mansion was the home of early 19th century shipping magnate Sullivan Door, father of Thomas Wilson Dorr who led the Dorr Rebellion in 1842.
A historic view of the house from Brown University.
Backstory and Context
To view the home and lot is to see changed in architectural history and be reminded of Rhode Island's founding, as well as its maturation, which included a small "Civil War."
Dorr Rebellion Project. Providence College: Phillips Memorial Library. . Accessed August 30, 2018. http://library.providence.edu/dps/projects/dorr/index.php.
"Locations: Sullivan Door House." Brown University: Architecture.org. Accessed August 30, 2018. https://www.brown.edu/cis/sta/dev/providence_architecture/locations/college_hill/sullivan_dorr_house....
Shatwell, Justin. "Dorr Rebellion | Rhode Island’s Very Own, Very Small Civil War." New England Today Living: New England History. March 14, 2018. . https://newengland.com/today/living/new-england-history/dorr-rebellion/.
"The People's Martyr." - University of Kansas Press.
"This Georgian Mansion": Image by Reading Tom on Flickr under Creative Commons License found at https://www.gpsmycity.com/attractions/sullivan-dorr-house-48075.html
Historic View: Brown University. https://www.brown.edu/cis/sta/dev/providence_architecture/locations/college_hill/sullivan_dorr_house...