Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
L.L. Bean’s Maine home due for a makeover
First Published Jun 27 2014 10:16 am • Last Updated Jun 27 2014 02:46 pm

Freeport, Maine • The house where L.L. Bean raised a family and started the iconic outdoors outfitter that bears his name is getting a makeover to restore it to its historic state.

The work, which includes repairs and replacement of siding, roof shingles, porch columns, windows, doors and a coat of paint, is scheduled to be reviewed by the Freeport Planning Board on July 9.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

The Queen Anne-style Victorian just a few blocks from the flagship L.L. Bean store houses some offices and the company’s archives, including a vast collection of original documents, photographs, possessions and products.

The Portland Press Herald reported that the project would return the home to its appearance in about 1912.

The house was built in 1888 and bought by Bean and his first wife in the early 1900s.




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.