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Miles Cobb Farmhouse, Main Street & State Route 131 (Hinchley's Corner), Warren, Knox County, ME



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Item Title


Location
Main Street & State Route 131 (Hinchley's Corner), Warren, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-76
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-37).
Building/structure dates: 1788 initial construction
Significance: This structure is characteristic of a small late 18th century farmhouse native to the area. The compact dwelling unit centered around its fireplaces and the attached outbuildings clearly indicate the severity of the climate. This structure was built in 1788 by Miles Cobb, a blacksmith from Bridgewater, Maine, who prospered with the community and became a prominent merchant.

Subjects
"Mission 66" Program
Farmhouses
Houses


Related Names
Cobb, Miles


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1960 SOUTH ELEVATION
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1960 SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1960 NORTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1960 INTERIOR WINDOW SHUTTER DETAIL
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1960 SECOND FLOOR, INTERIOR OF BARN SHOWING HEAVY TIMBER FRAME


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