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Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society
Date: circa 1980
Location: South Bristol
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum
Media: Ink on paper
After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.
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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… of Marblehead opened his own boatyard and marina--Rumery’s Boatyard--which is still in business today and thriving as a full-service builder…
… 1991 • McCurdy’s Smokehouse closes 1995 • Lubec Marina constructed, after a series of damaging storms it was dismantled 1999 • 50 lobster/crab, 89…