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Bow and Arrow House, Alfred, ca. 1955

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Bow and Arrow House, Alfred, ca. 1955

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Home of John Holmes, prominent lawyer and U.S. Senator from Maine. Holmes decorated his house with a balstruade that features wrought iron bows and arrows fashioned in the Griffin Blackstone Shop across the street. Locally, it is called the bow and arrow house.

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  • Title: Bow and Arrow House, Alfred, ca. 1955
  • Creator: Kelley, Mary Carpenter
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: circa 1955
  • Local Name: Village
  • Town: Alfred
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 30 cm
  • Local Code: Holmes House File
  • Object Type: Image

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Alfred Historical Committee
Alfred Town Hall P.O. Box 667, Alfred, ME 04002

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