Calais Residential Historic District

Roughly, area along Main St. and Calais Ave., from Calais Ave. to Swan St., Calais, Maine


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 28, 1994
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Landscape Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Religious structure; Hotel; Park
Current functions
Single dwelling; Religious structure; Park; Business
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
ca. 1830; 1850; 1890
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 18
Contributing sites: 2


19th Century (37,782)
Asher B. Bassford (2)
Built during 1830s (2,707)
Calais, Maine (13)
District (10,507)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Granite (5,090)
Have Street View (46,148)
Italianate (5,114)
Maine (1,864)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Private owner (54,398)
Queen Anne (5,131)
Victorian (19,698)
Washington County, Maine (100)