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Property Name U.S. lnspection Station-Canaan, Vermont
Reference Number 14000601
State Vermont
County Essex
Town Canaan
Street Address 387 State Route 141
Multiple Property Submission Name U.S. Inspection Stations MPS
Status Listed 9/10/2014
Areas of Significance Architecture, Politics/Government
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The U.S. Inspection Station--Canaan was included in the Multiple Property Submission for U.S. Border Inspection Stations, States Bordering Canada and Mexico (Inspection Station MPS). As demonstrated in this registration form, the U.S. Inspection Station--Canaan retains most aspects of integrity and meets the registration requirements in the Inspection Station MPS to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion A, at the local level of significance, period of significance 1933. It retains most of its original program elements, and demonstrates the historic characteristics of Inspection Station MPS Property Type Number 2: 5-bay Inspection Station.

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