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Russell House and cottages, Christmas Cove, ca.1936

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Russell House and cottages, Christmas Cove, ca.1936

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This postcard shows the Gamage home as it looked around 1936. Albion P. Gamage and his wife Hannah built a two story house on the northwest side of Christmas Cove in the 1880's and started taking in summer boarders. The Gamages enlarged the house in 1900 and named it "The Russell House". The property was sold in 1940 and renamed "Coveside Inn". It is interesting to note that the handwritten message on the reverse is in German.

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  • Title: Russell House and cottages, Christmas Cove, ca.1936
  • Creator: Alexander's Variety Store, Damariscotta, ME
  • Creation Date: circa 1936
  • Subject Date: circa 1936
  • Local Name: Christmas Cove
  • Town: South Bristol
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: sepia photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 8.5 x 13.5
  • Local Code: 1000.12.001 I
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

South Bristol Historical Society
P. O. Box 229, South Bristol, ME 04568
(207) 644-1584
http://www.southbristolhistoricalsociety.org

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