Portrait of Nathaniel Whiting, 1789 - 1871
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Built a mansion in 1845 on the corner of Church and Marshall Streets. He once entertained Charles Dickens here. "Whiting had a strong personality, gruff and outspoken and not making many friends." Cofounded a bank in the Noyes Block on Main Street. He lost one son because of a fall from the window. Another son had an ostrich farm in California.
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