Head Tide Historic District

Both sides of Sheepscot River, Alna, Maine

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Reverend Jeremiah Jewett House

1. MAIN FACADE, FROM THE SOUTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

Good example of a small country Maine church. Interesting blend of a variety of stylistic elements. Integral part of the Head Tide National Register Historic District. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS ME-179)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 19, 1974
Reference number
74000320
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Other architectural type; Federal; Gothic Revival
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Literature; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
District
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; School; Specialty store
Current functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
ca. 1787; 1908
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 14

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2013: Photos imported by Brian Bartlett

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