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.
- Title: Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College, 1962
- Creation Date: 1962
- Subject Date: circa 1798
- Town: Brunswick
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 18 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 445, Box 1
- Collection: Historic American Buildings Survey
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
United States. National Park Service. National Architectural and Engineering Records Division
Historic American Buildings Survey
Bowdoin College. Massachusetts Hall--Photographs
Universities & colleges--Maine--Brunswick
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