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Thomas Jefferson Southard Block, 25 Front Street, Richmond, Sagadahoc County, ME



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Item Title
Thomas Jefferson Southard Block, 25 Front Street, Richmond, Sagadahoc County, ME

Location
25 Front Street, Richmond, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-159
Building/structure dates: 1882 initial construction
Significance: The Southard Block is a late example of a small town mansard-roofed commercial building with an original bank and counting house room surviving. The first story has a cast iron front of Boston origin. The structure was designed and built by Thomas J. Southard, prominent Richmond shipbuilder and developer.

Subjects
Banking
Office Buildings
Banks


Related Names
Southard, Thomas Jefferson
Rollins, Thomas M.
G.W. & F. Smith Iron Company


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Dwight R. Sturgis, Photographer August 1971 SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 NORTH AND WEST (REAR) ELEVATIONS
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Dwight R. Sturgis, Photographer August 1971 GENERAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH INCLUDING SOUTHARD MILL (LEFT)
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 DETAIL OF CAST-IRON FRONT
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 DETAIL OF CAST-IRON COLUMN BASE
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 COUNTING ROOM DOOR
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 COUNTING ROOM DESK
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 MARBLE AND WOODEN COUNTING ROOM COUNTER
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 SAFE IN NORTHWEST CORNER OF COUNTING ROOM
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 DETAIL OF COUNTING ROOM CEILING PAPER
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Leon P. Shepard, Photographer July 1971 PAPER ORNAMENT, CENTER OF COUNTING ROOM CEILING
12. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Circa 1890 View


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