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A building 200 feet long and 50 feet wide that the Portland Company manufactured for shipment to Cardenas, Cuba.
It served as a two-story market with masonry walls and ornate cast stairs and railings. The center supported a cast dome, and it was built in 1857 at a cost of $60,000.
About This Item
- Title: Cardenas Marketplace, Cuba, ca. 1857
- Creation Date: circa 1857
- Subject Date: circa 1857
- Town: Cardenas, Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 37, 37-74a
- Collection: Portland Company records
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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