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.
About This Item
- Title: Hammond house, 1830s
- Creator: Hammond, Alexander
- Creation Date: circa 1830
- Subject Date: circa 1830
- Local Name: Acadian Village
- Town: Van Buren
- County: Aroostook
- State: 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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For more information about this item, contact:L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage
P.O. Box 165, Van Buren, ME 04785
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