The House the Parson Built

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1966

GUSN

GUSN-169758

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Description

It is rare to find documents illustrating the building of a house from beginning to end. But Rev. Jonathan Fisher, while building his house in Blue Hill, Maine, kept a journal during its 1814 construction. The journal keeps track of the day-to-day progress and includes drawings of floorplans and details of trim and framing.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 137

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1966.056.204.001

Abstract

It is rare to find documents illustrating the building of a house from beginning to end. But Rev. Jonathan Fisher, while building his house in Blue Hill, Maine, kept a journal during its 1814 construction. The journal keeps track of the day-to-day progress and includes drawings of floorplans and details of trim and framing.

Date Notes

Volume 56, Number 204 (Spring, 1966)

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Record Details

Originator

Abbott Lowell Cummings (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1966). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England