A B Davis Building - 44 Water

A.B. Davis Building (left)
A.B. Davis Building (left)
44 Water Street
Eastport, Maine

National Register

Historic District

Eastport Historic District


Architectural Styles

  • Italianate
EWT, 2010:

24) A.B. Davis (NR) 44 Water Street. In 1887 Miss Abbie Davis contracted J. McPherson, of St. John, to rebuild her millinery shop with brick. She also sold gloves and women's fancy goods. She was one of the few women to own and run her own business, by herself, in Eastport.

From National Register of Historic Places Eastport Historic District Nomination Form, p.2:

13. A.B. Davis Building, 1887. 44 Water Street. Italianate, 3 stories, brick with wood and copper trim. Henry Black, Architect.

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