Blacksmith Shop, Islesboro, ca. 1890

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This blacksmith shop was located in Guinea, a mid-island settlement of Islesboro. The shop was next to F.S. Pendleton and Company, a general store that served the island for over 100 years. Blacksmiths were in demand longer on Islesboro than on the mainland because automobiles were prohibited on the island until 1933.

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  • Title: Blacksmith Shop, Islesboro, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Location: Islesboro, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Open Photo Collection, Workshops
  • Object Type: Image

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Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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