Hammond house, 1830s

Contributed by L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage


Built by William "Cook" Hammond, a prosperous farmer and lumberman. This building was attached to the main house and was built as a summer kitchen and sleeping quaters for hired hands. The sill are as much as 55fts.long and attached with square nails. This building could have easily been converted to a fort. The upstair windows are level to the floor and the building was stituated on the banks of the St. John River in Hamlin Maine. At the Village it houses a potpourri of Church artifacts including a replica of the first Van Buren Catholic Church built by Andy Ferretti.

This building is now located in Acadian Village, Van Buren, Maine.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hammond house, 1830s
  • Creator: Hammond, Alexander
  • Creation Date: circa 1830
  • Subject Date: circa 1830
  • Locations:
    • Van Buren, Aroostook County, ME
    • Van Buren, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Hand hewn logs with shingle siding
  • Dimensions: 579 cm x 1539 cm x 632 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage
P.O. Box 165, Van Buren, ME 04785
(207) 868-2691

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