Historic Walking Tours of Narragansett Pier


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Left: Narragansett Pier, R.I., Illustrated, 1891 Right: SCM photo jrt-2011

La Sata

94 Central Street

Archtectural Description

2-1/2-story, gable-roofed dwelling with a side wing, a veranda, a porte-cochere, "Swiss chalet"
porch and gable ornamentation, and scrolled consoles punctuating a row of four closely set
windows in the front gable.

Original Owner/Resident

Built for John H. Shepard of New York.

Year Built



A subsequent owner of La Sata was the Bouvier family. Jackie Bouvier, later the wife of President
John Kennedy, visited here as a child during the summers.La Satais said to be Native American for
"house of peace."

SCM 2011-2018