Nickels-Sortwell House

121 Main Street, Wiscasset, Maine

Photos 

Nickels-Sortwell House

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1960 SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

This is one of the larger, more elaborate houses of the early 19th century on the Maine Coast, well furnished and open as a museum. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS ME-102)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1970
Reference number
70000078
Architectural styles
Other architectural type; Federal; Adamesque-Federal
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant years
1807; 1808

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2015: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • October 29, 2014: Updated by Brian Bartlett: Corrected address
  • November 17, 2013: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett

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