Brewster House Bed & Breakfast elevations, Freeport, 1993-1994

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Architecture commission for Matt Cartmell and Amy Cartmell at 180 Main Street in Freeport, ME, 1993–1994. The commission is associated with Carol A. Wilson, and Carol A. Wilson, Architect. This item is part of the Carol A. Wilson architecture collection.

Jarvis Adelbert Brewster built the house in 1888. He was born October 30, 1861 in Lincolnville (just north of Camden), Maine. He moved to Freeport in approximately 1887, following his marriage to Fannie Adams, the daughter of Captain Israel Adams, of Lincolnville. Brewster was a local businessman and the owner of J. A. Brewster, General Merchandise, and a “Dealer in Hardware, Stoves, Crockery, Groceries, Lime, Cement, Paints, Oils, etc.” (as his store invoices of the 1890’s recite). His store was located on the block where L. L. Bean stands today.
Matt and Amy Cartmell, worked with the expertise of Taggart Construction to ensure that history was preserved, and quality construction techniques were used throughout. Brewster House Bed & Breakfast opened its doors to guests on July 2, 1994.

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  • Title: Brewster House Bed & Breakfast elevations, Freeport, 1993-1994
  • Address: 180 Main Street, Freeport, Cumberland County, ME
  • Clients: Matt Cartmell; Amy Cartmell
  • Creation Date: 1993–1994
  • Subject Date: 1993–1994
  • Primary Architects: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect
  • Object Type: Text and Image
  • Subtype: architectural drawing
  • Media/Genre: elevations; architectural elements; cross sections; floor plans; site plans; planting plan
  • Materials: graphite on tracing paper; acetate vellum
  • Local Code: Coll. 4220, 39-D-4
  • Collection: Carol A. Wilson architecture collection
  • Number of items in commission: 18

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