George Peabody House - 3 Key

George Peabody House
George Peabody House
George Peabody House. View from 1879 Birds Eye View Map of Eastport.
George Peabody House. View from 1879 Birds Eye View Map of Eastport.
George Peabody House, c.1930s.
George Peabody House, c.1930s.
George Peabody House, 2012. Photograph by Thaddeus Holownia. PHOTO#: Key-3_Eastport 2012 (fall)023-ED copy(72).jpg
George Peabody House, 2012. Photograph by Thaddeus Holownia. PHOTO#: Key-3_Eastport 2012 (fall)023-ED copy(72).jpg
Built:1828
Address:
3 Key Street
Eastport, Maine

( ) From Eastport Sentinel, September 19, 1894, p.2,c.2-3:
“Some Notes about the Residences of
Eastports Former Legislators.
... At about the same distance on Middle street, stand the old homes of Partmon Houghton, representative 1865 and Senatore 1866 and 67, and opposite that of Lorenzo Sabine, who lived in what is now knowf as the Peabody house, on Key street, when chosen representative in 1833 and 34, and after removal to Massachusetts, was elected representative to Congress from the Middlesex district. ... Jonathan Bartlett representative 1819 and 20, and member of the Maine Constitutional Convention 1819, lived in the old Dana mansion on the site of the Peavey library, corner of Water and Key streets, Lorenzo Sabines house was next above.

Field Survey Notes by Alice Sleight completed on May 6, 1981 in interview with then owner of the house, Margaret Jones, who stated that the house was built in 1828 according to previous owner.

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