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Carroll House, State Route 102, Mount Desert Island, Southwest Harbor, Hancock County, ME



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Location
Mount Desert Island, Southwest Harbor vicinity, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-169
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-58).
Building/structure dates: 1825 initial construction
Significance: Built by John Carroll in 1825, this one and half story house typifies the early Mt. Desert homestead. Carooll, who had come to America in 1814 at the age of 24, purchased 24 acres at the base of St. Sauveur Mountain for "Forty Milled Spanish Dollars" and built his house with a view of the ocean to the southeast.

Subjects
Homesteading
Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Carroll, John
Schafer, Jack W., Delineator
Cliver, E. Blaine, Delineator
England, Stephen A., Delineator
Edwards, Arthur Lee H., Delineator
Roberts, Lennard, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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