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A view of the southernmost mouth of Portland Harbor, looking toward the tents and buildings of Fort Preble in the background.
The fort, built in 1808, served as a guard to the main channel of the inner harbor.
Note the sign on the shack that advertised Salva-Cea, a cure-all medicine. The sign reads, "Cures Rheumatism."
About This Item
- Title: South Portland, 1901
- Creation Date: 1901
- Subject Date: 1901
- Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Collection: Portland Harbor Museum, Angell Collection
- Object Type: Image
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