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Postcard with image of the Stonehouse, Governor William King's farm, believed to be built about 1812.
This unusual stone farmhouse, the earliest known example of Gothic Revival architecture in the state, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The land King and his wife, Ann Frazier King, purchased in 1802 was just part of his extensive purchases of local real estate during the first ten years of the eighteenth century. From this farm, King exported produce, largely apples and potatoes, on his fleet of merchant vessels.
About This Item
- Title: William King's Stonehouse Farm, Bath, ca. 1920
- Creator: Tichnor Quality Views
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1812
- Local Name: Stonehouse
- Town: Bath
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Color lithograph on cardstock
- Dimensions: 8.9 cm x 14 cm
- Local Code: OM 2
- Collection: Private Collection
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- King, Ann Frazier
- Historic buildings--Maine
- Bath(Me) -- History
- King, William, 1768-1852--Homes and haunts--Postcards
- Gothic revival (Architecture)--New England
- Gothic revival (Architecture)
- Gothic Revival architecture
- Governor Wm King
- Hunting lodge
- King, William 1768-1852
- New England
- Sagadahoc County
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33 Summer Street, Bath, ME 04530
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