A beautiful Greek Revival house, built c.1840  on ancestral land for the Glidden family of Newcastle, Maine, owners of an ocean sailing fleet of clipper ships.  edges of the classic New England houses, making this an ever rarer example  Always a pleasure to see this level of architectural integrity—the house is maintained with perfect pitch, ever more rare as changing tastes, the current trend toward heavy-handed ‘improvement’, and modern building conventions slowly eat away at these beautiful structures.  This is the architectural heritage of Maine at its best.

Street view photographs by the Dilettante via phone, portico view via Creative Commons by Taorob, whose Panoramio site of photographs of Maine Architecture is a must-visit.

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