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President's Residence

The residence for the President of the University of Southern Maine
Made possible by the generosity of former Governor Robie, a Gorham Resident

Information from: usm.maine.edu says:

THE PRESIDENT'S HOUSE - Another example of the generosity of Frederick Robie, who contributed $7,000 of the $10,000 cost, the President's House was built in 1906. Dr. Walter Russell, who succeeded Dr. William Corthell as Principal in 1905, was its first occupant and lived there until he retired in 1940.