Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

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Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

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Guy Lowell designed the Building of Arts in Bar Harbor. Some of the financial support for the building came from Mrs. Henry Dimock, Mrs. Robert Abbe, Henry Lane Eno, George Dorr and George Vanderbilt. It was dedicated on July 13, 1907 with a concert that featured Emma Eames.

The Boston Symphony performed there as did several other notables of the time.

The Building of Arts stood off the Cromwell Harbor Road near the corner of Kebo Street. It burned in the Fire of 1947.

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About This Item

  • Title: Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Bar Harbor
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: JML PC18965
  • Object Type: Image

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Jesup Memorial Library
34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-4245
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