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John Goddard of Bangor, who made his fortune in the timber trade, bought the Cape Cottage Casino, the front porch of which is at the right, for $12,000 in August 1853.
He had Charles A. Alexander design a mansion nearby, which was completed in 1857. Alexander died in 1870. The house was damaged by fire several times and part of it was destroyed in a controlled burn in 1981.
About This Item
- Title: Goddard mansion, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Location: Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Collection: Portland Harbor Museum, Angell Collection
- Object Type: Image
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- Casinos--Maine--Cape Elizabeth
- Buildings--Maine--Cape Elizabeth
- Resorts--Maine--Cape Elizabeth
- Houses--Maine--Cape Elizabeth
- Dwellings--Maine--Cape Elizabeth
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