Captain Samuel Watts' House, Knox Street, Thomaston, Maine 2008

Contributed by Thomaston Historical Society

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By 1875, Captain Samuel Watts had acquired great wealth as a world reknown sea captain and shipbuilder. He wasrecognized in 1865 as one of two millionaires living in Thomaston. He purchased a second lot of land on Knox Street, on to which he moved his first home, a Greek Revival style one and a half storey cape. He then had this grand home constructed above his former home and lived in it while in Thomaston until his death.


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  • Title: Captain Samuel Watts' House, Knox Street, Thomaston, Maine 2008
  • Creation Date: 2008
  • Media: Color digital photograph
  • Object Type: Image

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