Tourist postcard, York Beach, ca. 1915

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Tourist postcard, York Beach, ca. 1915

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Description

York Beach first became known as a tourist destination soon after the Civil War. By the late 19th century York Beach's summer colony consisted mostly of people from Manchester, Somersworth, Concord, and Dover New Hampshire lending to such names as "Dover Bluffs", which is pictured here.

Also pictured are the Fairmont, Wahnita, Young, Lafayette, Algonquin, and Kearsarge Inns.

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About This Item

  • Title: Tourist postcard, York Beach, ca. 1915
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Local Name: Dover Bluffs, Short Sands
  • Town: York Beach
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Collection: Peter Moore Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Old York Historical Society
P.O. Box 312, York, ME 03909
(207) 361-3552
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