Contributed by Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
After several years of fundraising, the Knox Memorial Association was able to open the doors to Montpelier, a replica of the mansion built by Major General Henry Knox.
The original mansion was built at the head of the St. Georges River in Thomaston in 1794. It was razed in 1871.
The replica was built about a quarter of a mile from the original site, on Route 1 in Thomaston, and was dedicated July 25, 1931.
Standing to the right of the podium is Cyrus H.K. Curtis, publisher and philanthropist, who was one of the major donors to the memorial.
About This Item
- Title: Montpelier dedication, Thomaston, 1931
- Creation Date: 1931-07-25
- Subject Date: 1931-07-25
- Town: Thomaston
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 20.32 cm x 25.40 cm
- Local Code: Collections file
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861
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LC Subject Headings
- Knox, Henry, 1750-1806--Homes and haunts--Maine--Thomaston--Photographs
- Historic buildings--Maine--Thomaston--Ceremonies
- Montpelier (Me. : Dwellings)
- Historical museums--Maine--Thomaston
- Building dedications--Maine--Thomaston, 1931
- colonial revivalMontpelier (Me. : Dwellings)
- Cyrus Curtis
- General Knox
- General Knox Museum
- General Knox Museum dedication
- Henry Knox
- historic home
- Knox County
- Thomaston Maine
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