Keywords: Ice cream Parlor
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Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1895
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society
Date: circa 1921
Media: Photograph, print
Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum
Media: Glass Negative
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Owner in 1924: Jennie F. Cobb
Use: Grocery Store & Ice Cream Parlor & Dwelling
Owner in 1924: Getrude M. Sullivan
Use: Store - Ice Cream Parlor
Owner in 1924: Gilbert L. Brackett 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."
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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… cell, bowling alley, a movie theater, and a ice cream parlor. And even a not so nice piece of our past--the KKK meetings were held there.
… fancy seats, a small concession stand, an ice cream parlor, and a pool room. The new movie theater had three owners to start with; Alfred Clay…
… ice cream spoons that came with Dixie ice cream cups, ice cream sticks, tongue depressors, candy sticks, coffee stirrers, Q-tip sticks, and so on…