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James McCobb House

The James McCobb House in Phippsburg, Maine

James McCobb House

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If you thought your family had drama, wait till you hear how Thomas McCobb reacted when he learned his siblings married each other and took over the family home.

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C.H. Southard House

The C.H. Southard House

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The C.H. Southard House was a very simple home before it was transformed into an elegant Victorian shipbuilder’s mansion.

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Barnard's Tavern Kennebunk Maine

Barnard’s Tavern

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Barnard’s Tavern has received some quirky additions since the circa 1780 Colonial was built.

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William F. Perry House

William F. Perry House

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It’s your typical New England connected farmhouse, but is festooned with high-style Italianate and Second Empire features.

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Pearl Street Carriage House in Portland, Maine

Pearl Street Carriage House

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If you squint at this postage stamp of a home on Portland’s Pearl Street, you can imagine horses clopping along on cobblestones and swinging in through the arched, story-and-a-half door.

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Governor John Hill Mansion

The Governor Hill Mansion

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Chances are you’ve driven by Augusta’s Governor Hill Mansion, but do you know the history of the building and its namesake?

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James Fenderson House

James Fenderson House

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Saco jeweler James Fenderson, who selected his Modern Home #124 from the Sears, Roebuck and Co. mail-order catalog and assembled it on Main Street.

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Hartley Lord House

Hartley Lord House

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A drive along Kennebunk’s Summer Street reveals some of southern Maine’s most architecturally significant high-style homes. But only when the leaves disappear do passerby get a clear view of the breathtaking 1885 Hartley Lord House.

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A. A. Garcelon House

A. A. Garcelon House

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In 1823, the construction of a bridge across the Androscoggin River linking Maine’s “LA” (a.k.a. the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn) spurred nearly a century of residential growth on the Auburn side. With the influx from its larger, industrial neighbor, Auburn — established as a log driver’s camp in the late 19th century — […]

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Front of Hyde School building in winter

Hyde School

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Situated on a tree-dotted hill overlooking rolling green space, Bath’s Hyde School appears, at first glance, like your typical picturesque private boarding school. But take a closer look.

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