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Kennebunk in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Hugh McCulloch Home / La demeure Hugh McCulloch

Kennebunk, Maine

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Hugh McCulloch Home / La demeure Hugh McCulloch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 14, 2021
1. Hugh McCulloch Home / La demeure Hugh McCulloch Marker
Inscription.  
The Hugh McCulloch home was actually built in 1787 for Tomas Wiswell. The home ha a massive center chimney and three upstairs bedrooms have hinged walls which can be swung upward and secured to the ceiling to create a large ballroom. The original barn and ell no longer exist. Shipbuilder Hugh McCulloch purchased the home in 1801 at the age of 28 and commenced building ships in his shipyard behind the house. His son, also named Hugh, was born shortly after in 1808. Hugh Jr. would later become Secretary of the Treasury under Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and Chester A. Arthur.

C'est en fait Thomas Wiswell, qui fait construire la « maison Hugh McCulloch » en 1787. Elle possède une cheminée centrale massive et les murs des trois chambre à l'étage song scamotables et peuvent être soulevés et collés au plafond afin de dégager une vaste salle de bal. La grange d'origine et l'aile du bâtiment on disparu. Le constructeur de bateaux Hugh McCulloch achète la demeure en 1801 à l'âge de 28 ans et se lance dans la construction de naivire dan un chantier naval à l'arrière de la maison. Son fils,
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nommé Hugh Jr., naît en 1808 et plus tard devient Secrétaire du Trésor sous les Présidents Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson et Chester A. Arthur.
 
Erected by The Museum in the Streets®. (Marker Number 21.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, the Former U.S. Presidents: #17 Andrew Johnson, the Former U.S. Presidents: #21 Chester A. Arthur, and the The Museum in the Streets®: Kennebunk, Maine series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 43° 22.675′ N, 70° 30.543′ W. Marker is in Kennebunk, Maine, in York County. Marker is on Summer Street (Maine Route 9A/35) just west of Durrell's Bridge Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 159 Summer St, Kennebunk ME 04043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The McCulloch House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Landing / The Landing (le quai) (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wedding Cake House / La maison du 'Gâteau de Mariage' (approx. half a mile away); The George Wise Home / La demeure George Wise
Hugh McCulloch Home / La demeure Hugh McCulloch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 14, 2021
2. Hugh McCulloch Home / La demeure Hugh McCulloch Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); The James Hubbard Home / La demeure James Hubbard (approx. one mile away); Boston & Maine R.R. Depot / La gare du Boston & Maine (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Larrabee Garrison / Le Fort Larrabee (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Butland Shipyard and Cemetery / Le chantier naval Butland et le Cimetière (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennebunk.
 
The Hugh McCulloch Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 14, 2021
3. The Hugh McCulloch Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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