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Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College, 1962

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Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College, 1962

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Massachusetts Hall at Bowdoin College was built between 1798 and 1803. Samuel Melcher III, Aaron Melcher and Capt. John Dunlap were the architect-builders. This was the first building at Bowdoin College. It was remodeled in 1872-73 by A.C. Martin.

It is brick and has a five-bay front plus a two-and-a-half story ell. It originally had a belfry.

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  • Title: Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College, 1962
  • Creation Date: 1962
  • Subject Date: circa 1798
  • Town: Brunswick
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions (cm): 12 x 18
  • Local Code: Coll. 445, Box 1
  • Collection: Historic American Buildings Survey
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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