Contributed by Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
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A postcard view of the Falls View Hotel on Bridge Street in Rumford. In 1938 the hotel was purchased by Peter Malelis and his wife.
On New Year's Eve of 1939 the hotel was destroyed by fire and with it five people lost their life. Those who perished in the fire were Mrs. Malelis and her children Mildred, Virginia, and Georgia, as well as a hotel guest named Rush Rogers, aged 48. Peter Malelis died on September 21, 1945.
About This Item
- Title: Falls View Hotel, Rumford, ca. 1914
- Creation Date: circa 1914
- Subject Date: circa 1914
- Town: Rumford
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 7 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
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