Description

19th Century Village nestled in the western edge of Maine. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a well preserved artifact of American culture and history. Operating as Willowbrook Museum Village since 1970 the property is available for purchase in its entirety. Offering nearly 35,000+/- sf of total building area; ''The Durgin Homestead & Barn'' constructed circa 1813 by William Durgin and providing nearly 4,800+/- sf of space. The Durgin Homestead has examples of many early construction techniques including scarfing, hand forged square head nails and some ''King Pine'' floorboards in the attic.; Set just north is the ''Durgin Barn and Country Store''. This is a special building providing 9,135+/- sf. The back section originally housed cattle, hay and horses while the front operated as country store, social hall and at times a public house with alcohol; ''The Trafton House, Sandwich Shop & Ice Cream Parlor'' constructed circa 1856 by Dr. Isaac Trafton has residence and offices. The Trafton house and attached additions offer 7,681+/-sf. Purportedly the building incorporated a late 18th century house built by Simeon Tibbetts that had been repositioned and much of the original structures remains untouched.; ''The Post Office and Red Barn'' located on the westerly side of Elm Street includes the operating Newfield Post Office. An active postal office the property is a focal point of local life in Newfield. Adjacent to the post office is the it are the 2,814+/- sf Red Barn and a 2,000+/- sf 5-bay garage. The property is also improved by numerous accessory buildings that housed components of the working village. Many of these will remain and several are being moved off site to another museum in the Bangor area.

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73 Elm Street Newfield ME 04095

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Updated: 3rd August, 2020 11:26 AM (UTC).

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