Kennebunk River Club

Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport, Maine

Photos 

WEST (RIVER) FACADE

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

A canoe club founded in the 1880s, built this structure in 1889 for social functions and boat storage, it is an excellent example of the Shingle style recreational architecture of the New England Coast. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 9, 1975
Reference number
75002169
Architectural style
Victorian: Shingle Style
Areas of significance
Entertainment/Recreation; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Outdoor recreation; Civic
Current functions
Civic; Outdoor recreation
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant years
1888; 1889; 1908

Tags 

19th Century (36,272)
Building (3,872)
Built 1888 (639)
Built during 1880s (6,114)
Have Street View (29,292)
Kennebunkport, Maine (9)
Maine (1,808)
Private owner (54,397)
Shingle Style (568)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,690)
York County, Maine (191)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • October 28, 2015: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • May 17, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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