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Home > Maine > Topsham vicinity > John Hunter Tavern, Topsham-Bowdoinham Road (State Route 24), Topsham, Sagadahoc County, ME



B&W Photos
Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 South Elevation
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Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 South Elevation
Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 South And East Elevations
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Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 South And East Elevations
Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 West Elevation
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Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 West Elevation
Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 North And East Elevations
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Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 North And East Elevations
Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 Fireplace Wall, Southeast Room First Floor
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Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 Fireplace Wall, Southeast Room First Floor
Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 Doorway, Southeast Room First Floor
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Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 Doorway, Southeast Room First Floor
Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 Attic, Construction Detail
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Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 Attic, Construction Detail
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of 1878 Woodcut
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Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of 1878 Woodcut


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Item Title


Location
Topsham-Bowdoinham Road (State Route 24), Topsham vicinity, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-111
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-55).
Building/structure dates: 1700 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1964 demolished
Significance: Stated to have been the oldest building in the Brunswick-Topsham area, structure was tavern on stage route from Brunswick to Bowdoinham, Richmond and beyond. Building was large unaltered; was in semi-collapsing condition in 1962. Original trim, paneling, exterior cornice and fenestration framing were typical of mid-18th century.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Ruins
Taverns (inns)


Related Names
Hunter, John


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 SOUTH ELEVATION
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 WEST ELEVATION
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 NORTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 FIREPLACE WALL, SOUTHEAST ROOM FIRST FLOOR
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 DOORWAY, SOUTHEAST ROOM FIRST FLOOR
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Gerda Peterich, Photographer September 1962 ATTIC, CONSTRUCTION DETAIL
8. Historic American Buildings Survey PHOTOCOPY OF 1878 WOODCUT


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