Gerrish Warehouse

  • Lost Category: Lost Building

Gerrish Warehouse was a rare example of an early store and warehouse. Goods were brought here to be stored and sold to settlers dependent on river traffic. Important features included strap iron hinges, a hoist wheel and interior shutters. Maine Maritime Museum bought the building in 1976, salvaged its contents and demolished the structure.



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1710/00/00 Sir William Pepperrell Family Business Gerrish Warehouse is built for the Pepperrell family's shipping company. Managed by Sir William Pepperrell in the mid-18th century.
1976/00/00 Gerrish Warehouse is sold to the Maine Maritime Museum. After the museum was unable to move the building by barge to a new location they removed its contents and demolished the structure.

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Particulars for Gerrish Warehouse:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Commerce
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Building Type Warehouse

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 77000140
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Significant Year: c 1710
Associated People: Pepperrell,Sir William
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Warehouse
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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