J. C. Lore Oyster House

Also known as: Lore,J.C.,and Sons,Inc., seafood packing plant
MD 2, Solomons, Maryland

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Description 

The J.C. Lore Oyster House survives as an intact example of a vernacular seafood packing plant dating to the early twentieth century when Maryland was the country's leading oyster producer. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2001. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER MD-139)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 22, 1984
Reference number
84003869
NR name
Lore, J. C., Oyster House
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1934