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Strathglass Park was an early 20th-century housing complex for mill workers in Rumford. Funded by Hugh J. Chisholm (1847-1912), owner of Rumford's paper mill, it was designed by Cass Gilbert (1859-1934). The housing district consisted of 50 brick duplexes built in 1901-02.
Strathglass Park was located in central Rumford, bounded by Lincoln Avenue, Hancock Street, Maine Avenue, and York Street.
About This Item
- Title: "Entrance to Stratglass Park," Rumford, 1912
- Creator: W. M. Prilay
- Creation Date: circa 1912
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Local Name: Strathglass Park
- Town: Rumford
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 15.2 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 4014, Rumford
- Collection: Postcard collection
- Object Type: Text and Image
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