"Entrance to Stratglass Park," Rumford, 1912

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"Entrance to Stratglass Park," Rumford, 1912

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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.

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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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