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The Wentworth Hotel, Kennebunk Beach, ca. 1880

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The Wentworth Hotel, Kennebunk Beach, ca. 1880

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The Wentworth Hotel was located on the Sea Road, Kennebunk Beach. It was a popular tourist destination at the turn of the 19th century into the 20th century.

Owen Wentworth built the Granite State House in 1879 and, as the Wentworth Hotel, it was expanded a number of times. It was torn down in 1982.

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  • Title: The Wentworth Hotel, Kennebunk Beach, ca. 1880
  • Creator: Houdlette, A. B.
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Local Name: Kennebunk Beach
  • Town: Kennebunk
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cabinet photograph
  • Dimensions: 11.4 cm x 19.1 cm
  • Local Code: Joy 1103
  • Collection: Ken Joy Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Kennebunk Free Library
112 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-5983
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