Clay Cove, Portland, 1840

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Clay Cove, Portland, 1840

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Clay Cove in Portland as it looked in 1840. Charles Quincy Goodhue (1835-1901) made the sketch as a series of drawings of Portland before the fire of 1866.

Clay Cove was an important commercial center in Portland and was filled in when Commercial Street was built.

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About This Item

  • Title: Clay Cove, Portland, 1840
  • Creator: Goodhue, Charles Quincy
  • Creation Date: 1896
  • Subject Date: 1840
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper
  • Local Code: GA 155
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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