Gilkey Livery Stable, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by Islesboro Historical Society

Gilkey Livery Stable, Islesboro, ca. 1900

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Description

Al Gilkey owned and operated one of Islesboro's many livery stables around the turn of the 20th century. Located in Dark Harbor, the stable served the Dark Harbor summer community. Liveries such as this one were in business much longer on Islesboro than on the mainland because automobiles were prohibited on the island until 1933.

Sign over door reads "A.P. Gilkey Livery Stable"

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About This Item

  • Title: Gilkey Livery Stable, Islesboro, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Local Name: Dark Harbor
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Open Photo Collection, Businesses
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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