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Old York County Gaol, Lindsay Road, York Village, York County, ME



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Item Title


Location
Lindsay Road, York Village, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-10
Building/structure dates: 1890 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1720 initial construction
National Register Number: 68000016
Significance: Traditionally built in 1653 and reputedly the oldest public building in English America, the Gaol, although evidently an 18th century construction, is nevertheless of major significance as a very early surviving American jail with many original fittings intact. The building was declared a National Historic Landmark on November 24, 1968.

Subjects
Galleries & Museums
Schools
Jails


Related Names
Howells, William Dean
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Hubbard, Allen L., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Allen L. Hubbard, Photographer April 23, 1936 WESTERN ELEVATION
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 PARTITION DOOR-- FIRST FLOOR
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 DINING ROOM--FIRST FLOOR--NORTHEAST ROOM--FIREPLACE WALL
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 KITCHEN FIREPLACE WALL
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 STAIR
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 PRIVY-- SECOND FLOOR
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 DUNGEON DOOR AND FIREPLACE--SECOND FLOOR--CENTER ROOM
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 DUNGEON DOOR AND FIREPLACE
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 DUNGEON DOOR AND HARDWARE
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 DUNGEON FIREPLACE
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1965 Photocopy of Old Photograph (Before 1900) Original Negative in Collection of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities


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