South Portland, 1901

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Description

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."

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  • 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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