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Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College

  • Vicinity: Bowdoin College campus
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Parker Cleaveland Professor
1802/00/00 Aaron Melcher Architect Massachusetts Hall opens
1802/00/00 Samuel Melcher Architect Massachusetts Hall opens
1805/00/00 John Merrick of Hallowell Work John Merrick works as an overseer of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, 1805-1851.
1820/00/00 Jacob Abbott Education Jacob Abbott graduates from Bowdoin College.
1824/00/00 Franklin Pierce Graduate Graduates from Bowdoin College
1825/00/00 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Graduate Graduates from Bowdoin College, enrolled in 1821
1825/00/00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Education Nathaniel Hawthorne begins studies at Bowdoin College in 1821, graduates in 1825
1829/09/02 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Professor Henry Longfellow becomes Professor of Modern Languages and College Librarian at Bowdoin College, 1829 to 1835
1835/00/00 Henry Varnum Poor Education Entering Bowdoin College in 1831, Henry Varnum Poor graduates in 1835. He is the first person born in Andover to graduate from college.
1846/06/00 Dr John S H Fogg Education John S H Fogg graduates from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.
1848/00/00 Joshua Chamberlain Education Joshua Chamberlain enrolls at Bowdoin College, graduates in 1852
1850/00/00 Oliver Otis Howard Graduate Graduated
1854/00/00 William Drew Washburn Education William D Washburn graduates from Bowdoin College.
1877/00/00 Robert E Peary Education Peary graduates second in a class of 54 students (Phi Beta Kappa) from Bowdoin College. Peary attended on the Brown Memorial Scholarship and majored in Civil Engineering, 1873 to 1877
1898/00/00 Donald Baxter MacMillan Education Graduates from Bowdoin College with a degree in Geology
1915/00/00 Robert P Tristram Coffin Education Graduated from Bowdoin College
1934/00/00 Robert P Tristram Coffin Work Teaches at Bowdoin College 1934-1955

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Particulars for Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Education
Historic Use Educational related housing
Science Geology
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Private
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 71000042
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Melcher,Samuel; Melcher,Aaron
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Education
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1798, 1802
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: Educational related housing
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: Educational related housing

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