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Skowhegan Wheel Club, 1894

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Skowhegan Wheel Club, 1894

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Members of the Skowhegan Wheel Club on Elm Street, in front of the old Parlin homestead.

From left are Fred C. Dow, slighly in front of him, G. E. Durrell, later Postmaster of Skowhegan; Grace E. Wentworth, and Durrell's wife. The machine they have is a tandem of English make, owned by Herbert Wentworth, Miss Wentworth's brother.

Next is Gertrude Goodwin, who later married Blaine E. Owen of Augusta, and after his death married Edward Mayo of Dover-Foxcroft; then Lizzie Williams, Mrs. Dyer, Eolia Snow Bray, Miss Holmes of Northeast Harbor, who worked at Patten drug store on Water Street and became a registered pharmacist; John W. Steward (behind her).

The man with the helmet is Roland T. Patten, a druggist on Water Street; then George Nash, Thomas Farrand, Marshall C. Viles, George Williams, Ben S. Steward, John W. Steward, Norace Bickford, James Lumsden, Ned Lambert, Charles F. Ward, G. Ernest Avore, Nay Varney, and two unidentified persons.

Many of the club members were merchants or worked in Skowhegan businesses.

Other Information


  • Title: Skowhegan Wheel Club, 1894
  • Creation Date: 1894
  • Subject Date: 1894
  • Town: Skowhegan
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 24
  • Local Code: 46.008.3
  • Collection: Henry A. Wyman Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Skowhegan History House
66 Elm Street, PO Box 832, Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6632
http://skowhegan.com/historyhouse/

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LC Subject Headings

Clubs--Maine--Skowhegan
Bicycles and bicycling--United States--Maine--Skowhegan
Parlin family--Homes and haunts--Maine--Skowhegan
Cycling
Bicyclists--Maine--Skowhegan
Skowhegan Wheel Club (Skowhegan, Me.)--Photographs
Bicycles & tricycles--Maine

People

Cummings, Willard H
Greenway, Thomas E
Dow, Fred C
Durrell, G E
Wentworth, Grace E
Durrell, Grace E
Wentworth, Miss
Goodwin, Gertrude
Goodwin, Forrest E
Owen, Gertrude
Owen, Blaine E
Mayo, Edward
Williams, Lizzie
Dyer, Lizzie
Bray, Eolia Snow
Holmes, Eoila Snow
Patten,
Steward, John W
Patten, Roland T
Nash, George
Farrand, Thomas
Viles, Marshall C
Williams, George
Steward, Ben S
Steward, John W
Smiley, D F
Bickford, Norace
Lumsden, James
Lambert, Ned
Ward, Charles F
Avore, G Ernest
Sampson, George E
Varney, Nay

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Forrest E. Goodwin
Fred C. Dow
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George Nash
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Grace E. Durrell
Grace E. Wentworth
Herbert Wentworth
John W. Steward
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Lizzie Dyer
Marshall C. Viles
Marston Worsted Mills
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Thomas E. Greenway
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