Stylish Lodging

Stylish Lodging (HM14F3)

Location: Belfast, ME 04915 Waldo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 25.638', W 69° 0.616'

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— The Museum in the Streets —

The Thomas Whittier house was built in 1803 as both a house and tavern. It was long considered the finest inn in eastern Maine, popular for drinking, dining and dancing. Famous for the abundant produce from her gardens, Whittier's wife was known as "Lady Bountiful." At the close of the War of 1812, the Whittier Tavern was the site of a grand ball hosted by the British general whose troops had occupied Belfast. In 1839, the building was purchased by Judge Alfred Johnson as his home. For the next 117 years the house was known to generations of the Johnson family as "The Homestead."

The villa style house to the right was built in 1859 by Charles B. Hazeltine who made his fortune supplying California '49ers during the gold rush. Wealthy at age 26, Hazeltine remained active in the family shipping business upon his return to Belfast.
HM NumberHM14F3
Marker Number18
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Belfast Historical Society and Museum, Inc., The City of Belfast, and the Belfast Community
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 7:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 499182 N 4919333
Decimal Degrees44.42730000, -69.01026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 25.638', W 69° 0.616'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 25' 38.28" N, 69° 0' 36.96" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 80-222 High St, Belfast ME 04915, US
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