Barracks in Togus, Chelsea, 1900

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

Architecture commission for Eastern Branch N.H.D.V.S. at an unknown address in Chelsea, ME, 1900–1935. The commission is associated with John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects. This item is part of the Stevens Architects drawings and records collection.

Other addresses include an unknown address in Eastport, ME.

Togus, formally known as the Togus VA Medical Center, is a facility operated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs in Chelsea, Maine. The facility was built as a resort hotel, and housed Union veterans of the American Civil War prior to being converted to a veterans hospital. It was the first veterans facility developed by the United States government. Two hundred veterans were living at Togus during the summer of 1867, and a new barracks, hospital, and chapel were under construction.

This commission also includes 31 drawings for the Passamaquoddy bay tidal power development permanent residences (1935).

View/Add Comments


About This Item


Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings


For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
Website

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. No Permission is required to use the low-resolution watermarked image for educational use, or as allowed by the applicable copyright. For all other uses, permission is required.

How to cite content on this site


Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.