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Transfer of Kennebec Arsenal property to the State of Maine.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

Transfer of Kennebec Arsenal property to the State of Maine.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arsenals,
  • Government property,
  • Maine

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTo transfer Kennebec Arsenal to Maine
    SeriesH.rp.4893
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16078052M

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Transfer of Kennebec Arsenal property to the State of Maine. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Kennebec Arsenal deed transfer occurs on the day President Theodore Roosevelt signs legislation that authorizes it to take place. The state uses the arsenal to expand the nearby Maine Insane.

Ap The U.S. War Department transfers ownership of the Kennebec Arsenal in Augusta from the federal government to the state.

The arsenal, located on the eastern bank of the Kennebec River within sight of downtown Augusta, is the northernmost 19th-century U.S. arsenal and one of the best preserved. Eight granite structures built from.

After the federal government closed the arsenal, the property was transferred to the state, which expanded the adjacent Maine State Hospital, a facility for the mentally ill, onto the property. The wood-frame structures were all torn down, as were the carriage shop and fire station, and the granite buildings were adapted for the hospital's nates: 44°18′30″N 69°46′10″W / °N.

For more information, please contact statedocs(o) iUl/Q MAINE STATE LIBRARY Maine Stale Libra; 3 1 2 the Kennebec Arsenal An Historical and Architectural Survey by Marius B. Peladeau and Roger G. Reed 0 5 THE Kennebec Arsenal An Historical and Architectural Survey by Marius B.

Peladeau and Roger G. Reed Augusta, maine. AUGUSTA, MAINE I G. REED • A painting of the Kennebec Arsenal, circa (Maine State Library). 3 INTRODUCTION 0 ne hundred and seventy years ago the Kennebec Arsenal was established in Augusta to protect Maine's new capital and its northeastern frontier. Transfer of Kennebec Arsenal property to the State of Maine.

book Arsenal fulfilled its m.i-l~ta i:~~ission from until   The Kennebec Arsenal lies on a beautiful piece of property along the Kennebec River with the dome of the capital visible in the background.

Photo by author. Construction of the arsenal began shortly after the War of as part of overall defensive measures to better protect to coastline of the United States. The Arsenal on Maine's Kennebec River.

by David Fiske, author of Forgotten on the Kennebec: Abandoned Places and Quirky People. The Federal government recognized the need for a system of munitions depots after various successful attacks (including some in Maine.

Kennebec Arsenal, Augusta, Maine. likes were here. Kennebec Arsenal is a historic arsenal on Arsenal Street in Augusta, Maine. Largely /5(). Historic Kennebec Arsenal property avoids pending foreclosure. The buildings were built by the federal government between and and.

On a whim, the crew heads to Augusta with a photographer named Lyndsay Sawler to get the goods on the Kennebec Arsenal. THE KENNEBEC ARSENAL, AUGUSTA, MAINE by Marius B. Pe'ladeau The northernmost United States arsenal of the 19th cen- tury - and the one most perfectly intact today - still com- mands its attractive site on the banks of the Kennebec River in Augusta, ~aine.~ It is probably one of the most unchanged U.S.

military posts in the nation. Historic Kennebec Arsenal property avoids pending foreclosure. The buildings were built by the federal government between and and are considered by some preservationists to be among the. Maine's attorney general has filed a court complaint against the owner of the Kennebec Arsenal that seeks to compel the start of renovation work or have the state reclaim ownership of the historic.

Kennebec Arsenal (Augusta) The stately granite buildings of a former Federal arsenal in Augusta overlook the Kennebec River, historically an important route for traveling into Maine's interior. A project is in place to restore and re-use these buildings--but it has been stalled for several years.

Construction of the arsenal was authorized by Congress on Mar. 3, The act required the Secretary of War to "purchase, as soon as can be effected on reasonable terms, a site for an arsenal in the town of Augusta in the State of Maine, and cause to be erected such an arsenal as may be deemed proper for the safe keeping of arms and munitions.

Kennebec Arsenal is a historic arsenal on Arsenal Street in Augusta, Maine. Largely developed between and in part because of border disputes with neighboring New Brunswick, it was designated a National Historic Landmark District in as a good example of a nearly intact early 19th-century munitions storage facility.

The arsenal property was garrisoned untilafter which it. The Kennebec Arsenal at Augusta is one of our favorite sites. Here is the latest in the ongoing saga of the redevelopment of the complex, from reporter. AUGUSTA — Public access to the grounds of the historic Kennebec Arsenal property that overlooks the Kennebec River is blocked because.

This is Kennebec Arsenal, built to serve as a major arsenal to better protect the coastal borders of the US after the war of It was in use until and then was sold to the Maine State Hospital and was renamed the Augusta Mental Health Institute.

Doors were closed in and the property Author: Christopher Crosby. Kennebec Arsenal National Historic Landmark in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Historic buildings sill exist along Arsenal Street but are vacant and in a state of neglect and decline. The State of Maine has sued the current owner for return of the property.

The transfer of property interests as authorized in this subsection must be reviewed by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission to ensure that the State's interests in the historic preservation of the Kennebec Arsenal property are protected and that public access is maintained to the grounds; 3.

A portion of the Kennebec Arsenal property, located on the easterly side of the Kennebec River in Augusta, which that was conveyed to the State of Maine by the United States of America by deeds recorded at the Registry of Deeds of the County of Kennebec, State of Maine, in BookPage and BookPage   Following its transfer from military to state use inthe nearly year-old Kennebec Arsenal in Augusta became a facility to house the mentally ill.

One look at the imposing granite structure and you can almost hear the cries of the tortured souls who called this place home.

5. Kennebec Arsenal - Augusta, ME Photo by The B's, via Flickr Located on Arsenel Street in Augusta, this historic arsenal was developed between and in part because of border disputes with neighboring New Brunswick. After it was used for military purposes, it was purchased by the Maine State Hospital and expansions were made.

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The Arsenal as it appears today on the banks of the Kennebec river in Augusta In a third war nearly broke out between Maine and Britain. Some farmers from Aroostook County complained that the British were taking their land, and the British requested troops be sent to Canada.

Find the best Kennebec County hotel with Traveloka. Read reviews, see photos, and compare hotels to get cheap rates. PAY IN CASH OR CARD. Book now. Maine State Hospital purchased the property and expansions were made.

The property was later renamed the Augusta Mental Health Institute. Thousands of mentally ill adults and children passed through the doors of the Kennebec Arsenal when it was a mental hospital. Check out our guide on Kennebec Arsenal in Augusta so you can immerse yourself in what Augusta has to offer before you go.

List your property (3 km) of Maine State House, Maine State Museum, and Kennebec Ice Arena. Blaine House and Capitol Park are also within 3 mi (5 km). High End Apartment in Downtown Hallowell.

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Trade Paperback; As New; No Dust Jacket; A fine, bright, crisp copy. A look at places along Maine's Kennebec River that were once scenes of human activity, but now abandoned. Included are Fort Popham and its overlooked companion, Fort Baldwin; the deserted village of Perkins, on Swan Island; and the stately stone buildings of the Federal arsenal at Augusta.4/5(1).

A KENNEBEC BIBLIOGRAPHY - 3 *Calvert, Mary R., Black Robe on the Kennebec (). – Story of the Abenaki through a Jesuit’s eyes. Sebastian Rales was a missionary at Norridgewock for thirty years. He was a major player in the military, social and legal struggle of native people of the Kennebec against the English who wanted settle inland Size: KB.

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Chat live or call any time for help booking your hotels in Kennebec Arsenal. Description and history. The Maine Insane Hospital is located on Augusta's east side bounded on the east by Hospital Street and the west by the Kennebec River, which separates the hospital from the state capitol National Historic Landmark Kennebec Arsenal, a former federal military facility, lies just to the north, and the modern complex of the Riverview Psychiatric Center is Location: Hospital St., Augusta, Maine.

Explore Kennebec Arsenal in Augusta with Expedias guide! Featuring up-to-date information on top attractions, hotels nearby, travel tips and more.The city of Augusta, an early colonial trading post, is the state capital (from ) and the seat of the county, which was created in The county’s name is derived from an Abenaki Indian word meaning “long lake.” Its notable landmarks are Fort Western (built ), the State House (built –32), and the University of Maine at Augusta (opened ).While Kennebec County collects a median of % of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Maine.

This is partially because the median property value in Kennebec County is $29, lower than the Maine median property value of $,