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Nickels-Sortwell House

Wiscasset, Maine
County of Lincoln.
121 Main Street
National Register Number: 70000078
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum; www.spnea.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 30, 1970):
Built 1807-1808 by Capt. William Nickels, shipmaster, this large three story, L-shaped townhouse in the Adamesque-Federal style is crowned by a low hip roof and features an elaborate facade that combines Corinthian pilasters, an elliptical fanlight, and a Palladian and a lunette window.

The fences surrounding the house need repair and general building work is required.

The landmark received funding to replace roof on rear ell.

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