The home was designed by well-known architect Charles Bevins and is a fine example of traditional New England shingle style architecture. When it appeared that his summer house, Horsehead-Marbella, located on the eastern side of the bay, would be taken over by the government for Fort Wetherill, Wharton purchased 247 acres of farmland in the southern part of Jamestown, including this property. Although a seizure never took place Wharton built a stunning classical shingle style farmhouse in 1904 which became known as Beavertail Farm.

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