Contributed by Thomaston Historical Society
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This large three-story house was built in 1796 by the ship and house carpenter Howland Rogers for, and under the supervision of Major-General Henry Knox, first Secretary of War under Washington.
A note on the back of a similar photograph reads, “This photograph accompanies a souvenir made entirely from wood taken from the mansion illustrated in the photograph. The mansion, being removed for the purpose of making souvenirs, stands on the western side of lower Wadsworth Street, in the town of Thomaston Maine."
About This Item
- Title: Monk House, Thomaston, ca. 1940
- Creation Date: circa 1940
- Subject Date: circa 1940
- Local Name: Monk House
- Town: Thomaston
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 18.5 cm
- Local Code: Houses Photograph Box 88.4
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Historic buildings--Maine--Thomaston
- Architecture, Domestic
- 18th century building
- first Secretary of War
- George Washington
- Monk House
- Thomaston house carpenter
- Wadsworth Street
For more information about this item, contact:Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295
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