Linekin Bay Yacht Club, ca. 1913

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Linekin Bay Yacht Club, ca. 1913

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Description

In 1904, the summer colonies at Bayville and Murray Hill, both on Linekin Bay in the Boothbay region, built a casino on the water at the end of Murray Hill Road. By the mid 1910s, when this photograph was taken, a the Linekin Bay Yacht Club was formed and a steamboat wharf was built southwest from the casino. This photograph was taken on the occasion of a regatta held at the yacht club. In July 1913 the Linekin Bay Yacht Club hosted the Boston Yacht Club during a regatta and Fete Days, with motor boat races, clambakes, luncheons, and a dance.

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About This Item

  • Title: Linekin Bay Yacht Club, ca. 1913
  • Creation Date: circa 1913
  • Subject Date: circa 1913
  • Local Name: Linekin Bay Murray Hill
  • Town: Boothbay
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.2 cm x 16.4 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Boothbay Region Historical Society
PO Box 272, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207) 633-0820
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