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J.C. Lore Oyster House, 14430 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, Calvert County, MD

J.C. Lore Oyster House, 14430 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, Calvert County, MD

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Summary

Significance: The J. C. Lore Oyster House is a rare, intact example of a vernacular seafood-packing plant dating to the early twentieth century when Maryland was the country's leading oyster producer. The Lore Oyster House was the second largest of approximately thirty-five oyster packing companies located along the Patuxent River, a Chesapeake Bay tributary. The Lore family operated their business from 1888-1978, making it the longest continuously operating house on the Patuxent River.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1136
Survey number: HAER MD-139
Building/structure dates: 1934 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1945 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1965 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 84003869

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Lore, Joseph C, Sr
Lore, Joseph, Jr
Lore, G.I. Rupert
Charles E. Davis Seafood
G.I. Rupert Lore & Sons, Inc.
Kersey, Alton S
J.C. Lore & Sons Oyster, Fish and Crab Packers
Lore, William Preston
Lore, James Osborn
Daniel Barrett Company
H.M. Woodburn & Sons
Warren Denton Company
Sollers & Dowell
Croteau, Todd, project manager
Dodds, Richard, sponsor
Hurry, Robert, consultant
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