(at right) From the 2013 Kittery tax maps, #24 is the former Brown property, with .35 of an acre.
More about the property can be read on the Kittery Tax Appraisal and Assessment website:
|My New England Ancestors||
Called Oak Bank or Locke's Cove, this inlet near the "back gate" of the Shipyard was the home of the Brown family for several generations. Their home (the yellow house just over the dock in the above postcard) was said to have been built in 1794. I don't have enough information on hand to say when it first came into the Brown family, but the 1872 map of Kittery shows it in the possession of "E Brown", who was Elihu Deering Brown. His son, my 3rd great-grandfather Joseph William Brown, would later own it. In 1900, my great-grandmother and her sisters moved here with their mother, when she was separated from her husband. When Joseph W Brown died in 1923, he willed this property to his daughter May F Brown, who lived there until the 1950's.