Contributed by Boothbay Region Historical Society
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S. Louis Carbone immigrated to Beverly, MA in 1880 from Genoa, Italy. In 1909 he came to Boothbay Harbor and opened a fruit store. In this circa 1920 photograph, taken in front of the store's second location on Commercial Street, Carbone is accepting $5.00 for winning a bet that he made with his friend Bert Albee, on the right (according to Carbone's daughter, Josephine Carbone Beckwith). The bet was that Albee's pony would not be able to pull the 250-300 pound Carbone around the block (which included a steep hill), while he was sitting in the cart.
About This Item
- Title: S. Louis Carbone, Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Town: Boothbay Harbor
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 16.75 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Boothbay Region Historical Society
PO Box 272, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
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