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The Thompson Inn in South Bristol Village ca. 1924

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The Thompson Inn in South Bristol Village ca. 1924

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The Thompson Inn was originally the James Thompson Homestead, built in 1840, and overlooks the eastern arm of South Bristol harbor. In the 1890's, James' daughter Ada and her husband Eliphalet McFarland started taking in summer boarders. The homestead was expanded several times to the size shown in this image. It continued to serve summer visitors until the 1960's when all but the original house was torn down.

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  • Title: The Thompson Inn in South Bristol Village ca. 1924
  • Creation Date: circa 1924
  • Subject Date: circa 1924
  • Local Name: South Bristol village
  • Town: South Bristol
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: color-tinted photograph, postcard
  • Dimensions (cm): 8.5 x 13.5
  • Local Code: 1000.02.028 B
  • 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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