Item 9955 - 14 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Item 9955 - 14 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900
Contributed by Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Item 9955
14 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900
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14 Bodwell Street (formerly #10), Sanford, ca 1900 An excellent example of late 19th century architecture, this home was built for Mrs. Jacob Ellis.

It was built before 1889 by the carpenter who was also responsible for the Longfellow School completed in 1888. He was allowed to embellish it as he saw fit. He added rusticated corners, double brackets and fret work under the eves, paneling under the bay windows and numerous other details. He received $1 per day for his labors so Mrs. Ellis could afford to indulge his fancies.

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