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Oldest Homes in Maine

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  • Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811 - 1896)
    Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Introduction Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is best known today as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin , which helped galvanize the abolitionist cause a...
  • Thomas Brackett Reed, 38th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1839 - 1902)
    Brackett Reed, (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed, was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1889–1891 and from...
  • Samuel Hathorn, II (1750 - 1820)
    The information about Capt. Samuel Hathorn II is found in 'Hathorn-Hathorne- The Ancestors and Descendants of William Hathorn of Cushing, Me.' [Sept. 1986, compiled by Laura W. Cliff, Warren F. Clark a...
  • Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910)
    Winslow Homer Illustrator, painter, watercolorist, draftsman and photographer. Homer was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is consi...
  • Daniel Coit Gilman (1831 - 1908)
    Coit Gilman (/ˈɡɪlmən/; July 6, 1831 – October 13, 1908) was an American educator and academic. Gilman was instrumental in founding the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale College, and subsequently ser...

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1794 the Sea 190 West Main Street - Rt. 1 Searsport, ME Owned by Revolutionary War Hero General Henry Knox from 1794-1798, became an Inn 1917. Purchased by present owners in 1994. Recently submitted to the National Historic Registry.

1780 Captain James Winn House Ogunquit Heritage Museum Ogunquuit, ME

THE RUGGLES HOUSE A Federal Style small mansion furnished with period antiques. Features a "flying" staircase and intricate carving in drawing room. The house was built 1818. - Donations Columbia Falls, Maine 04623 Summer phone: 207-483-4623 Winter phone: 207-546-7903

SAYWARD HOUSE Built in 1720, remodeled in 1769's Barrell Lane Extension York Village, ME

HAMILTON HOUSE -c. 1785 40 Vaughan's Lane South Berwick, ME 03908

SARAH ORNE JEWETT HOUSE -c. 1774 5 Portland Street South Berwick, ME 03908

WADSWORTH-LONGFELLOW HOUSE 489 Congress Street Portland, ME Built: 1786 Childhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Open June through October Phone: 207-879-8247

1755 TATE HOUSE 1720 Westbrook Street Portland, ME Home of Maine Mast Agent, Capt. George Tate Open June through October

c. 1812 Johmathan Fisher House Blue Hills, ME/

VICTORIAN MANSION 109 Danforth Street Portland, ME Built: 1858-60 Victorian Mansion with original furnishings. "The sumptuous interiors were created by Gustave Herter, one of America's first professional interior designers and founder of the illustrious New York City firm Herter Brothers. Herter conceived the rooms in a variety of styles, coordinating everything from the elaborate plasterwork, furniture, and lighting fixtures to the sumptuous carpets, upholstery fabrics, and window treatments (Photo by Melville McLean, Fine Art Photography " Open May through October Phone: 207-772-4841