Keywords: Dutch ovens
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Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: Lantern slide, hand colored
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.
Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."