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Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, ca. 1900

Contributed by William Fogg Library

Rosemary Cottage was founded in 1888 by the noted philanthropist Hannah Shapleigh Farmer, wife of inventor Moses Gerrish Farmer, as a summer home for mothers and their children from Boston.

The cottage provided from the city for the women and children.

The cottage operated well into the early twentieth century. The building was then sold and turned into apartments.


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  • Title: Rosemary Cottage, Eliot, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Eliot
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.97 cm x 14.23 cm
  • Collection: Postcard Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

William Fogg Library
Box 359, Eliot, ME 03903
(207) 439-9437
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