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700 Acre Island, Islesboro, ca. 1905

Contributed by Islesboro Historical Society

700 Acre Island is located just off Islesboro to the southeast. Charles Dana Gibson, celebrated artist and creator of the Gibson Girl, built a summer "cottage' here in 1904. Gibson spent most of his summers on the island until his death in 1944.

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  • Title: 700 Acre Island, Islesboro, ca. 1905
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Local Name: 700 Acre Island
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tinted Postcard
  • Local Code: Postcards, Summer Cottges
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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