Blaine, James G., House

Capitol and State Sts., Augusta, Maine

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Blaine House, Augusta Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

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Street View 

Description 

From 1862 until his death, this substantial two story frame and clapboard house was the residence of James G. Blaine (1830-1893), Speaker of the House of Representatives, twice a Senator, twice Secretary of State, and an unsuccessful Presidential candidate in 1884. He helped establish the Pan-American Union in 1890. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 29, 1964

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000024
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1865; 1893; 1919

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • March 28, 2014: Updated by Brian Bartlett: Alphabetized listing
  • August 27, 2013: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett

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