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Cardenas Marketplace, Cuba, ca. 1857

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Cardenas Marketplace, Cuba, ca. 1857

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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.

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  • 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

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