Moses Farnum House
The Moses Farnum House is an historic house located on Route 146A. in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. On October 7, 1983, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

National Register listing
  • Farnum, Moses, House ** (added 1983 - Building - #83004118)
  • MA 146, (now 146A) Uxbridge
  • Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
  • Architectural Style: Georgian
  • Historic Person: Farnum, Moses,Jr.
  • Significant Year: 1769
  • Area of Significance: Architecture, Exploration/Settlement, Politics/Government
  • Period of Significance: 1750-1799
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Domestic
  • Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
  • Current Function: Domestic
  • Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Moses Farnum was born, son of John C. Farnum, Jr of Chockalog( Nipmuc "for dry fox place or burned place") at Uxbridge (then Mendon), Massachusetts Colony, on Sept. 8, 1701, and died Sept. 8th of 1770. He was a farmer in Uxbridge and Douglas. Moses Farnum's descendent, EB Farnum, became Mayor of and was a pioneer at Deadwood, South Dakota. Moses Farnum was a prominent landowner in the pre-Revolutionary War era of Colonial Massachusetts. The site of the Moses Farnum farm and house became the site of a Quaker Meeting House, Friends Meetinghouse (Uxbridge, Massachusetts) circa 1770. Quakers from Smithfield, Rhode Island, abolitionists, with ties to Moses Brown who founded Brown University, and who were among the first in America to free slaves, settled here. Moses Farnum's father, John C. Farnum, Jr., who died in 1749 is also buried in the Quaker Cemetery at this site.