U.S. Frigate Constitution, Kittery, 1896

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The U.S. Frigate Constitution became a dormitory for naval cadets in Kittery between 1882-1897.

Written on the verso of this photograph is, "Today at Charlestown, they claim it is too fragile to return, though when borrowed it was not too fragile to sail there."

Today the Constitution lies at harbor at the Charlestown Naval Shipyard in Boston, Massachusetts.

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About This Item

  • Title: U.S. Frigate Constitution, Kittery, 1896
  • Creation Date: 1896
  • Subject Date: 1896
  • Local Name: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
  • Town: Kittery, Portsmouth
  • County: Rockingham, York
  • State: ME, NH
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions: 11 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 562
  • Collection: Kittery Naval Yard photographs
  • Object Type: Image

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

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