Kennebunk River Club, West side of Ocean Avenue, North of mouth of Kenne, Kennebunkport, York County, ME
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North of mouth of Kenne, Kennebunkport, ME
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS ME-125
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-72).
Building/structure dates: 1889 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1895 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1908 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1925 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1965 subsequent work
Significance: A canoe club founded in the 1880s, built this structure in 1889 for social functions and boat storage, it is an excellent example of the Shingle style recreational architecture of the New England Coast.
"Mission 66" Program
McMaster, John B.
Senat, Prosper L.
Woods, Henry E.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. WEST (RIVER) FACADE
2. EAST (STREET) FACADE
3. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, STAIRCASE
4. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, NORTH WALL, SHOWING FIREPLACE AND BAY WINDOWS
5. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, VIEW LOOKING NORTH
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