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The King Tavern was originally Governor King's residence, built about 1800 and located in Bath, on Front Street, where the old Customs House (Federal Building) now stands.
After King's death in 1852, the building was moved to Front and Vine Streets, where it began a long tenure as an inn and tavern. During this time, the building was enlarged to four floors from its original 1.5 stories. It was called the King Tavern from 1910-1926.
In 1926 it was razed to make way for the Vine Street approach to the Carlton Bridge.
About This Item
- Title: King Tavern, Bath, ca. 1910
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Town: Bath
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 9.9 cm x 13.8 cm
- Local Code: PC-18
- Collection: Bath Historical Society - Postcard Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Taverns (Inns)--Maine--Bath
- King, William, 1768-1852--Homes and haunts--Maine--Bath
- King Tavern (Bath, Me.)--Photographs
- Historic buildings--Maine--Bath
- Historic buildings
- King Tavern
- King Tavern (Bath, Me.)King Tavern (Bath, Me.)
- Taverns (Inns)
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33 Summer Street, Bath, ME 04530
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