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Post Office and Customs House, Belfast, ca. 1875

Contributed by Belfast Free Library

Construction of the Post Office and Customs House was begun in 1855 on upper Main Street with funds appropriated by the U. S. Congress. The building was designed by architect Ammi B. Young of Washington, D.C. and built by Belfast contractor Isaac Allard. It was occupied in 1857, the post office occupying the first floor and the customs office on the second floor.

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  • Title: Post Office and Customs House, Belfast, ca. 1875
  • Creator: Kilgore, Henry L.
  • Creation Date: circa 1875
  • Subject Date: circa 1875
  • Town: Belfast
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Stereograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 8.5 x 17.5
  • Local Code: 97-137
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Belfast Free Library
106 High Street, Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-3884
http://www.belfast.lib.me.us

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