Garden Entertainment, Blue Hill, ca. 1896

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Garden Entertainment, Blue Hill, ca. 1896

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Description

A well dressed audience in foreground is entertained by musicians on a stage at the back of the garden. The event at the home of Mrs. George Clough was organized to raise funds for the Memorial Window in the Blue Hill Town Hall. The musicians include cellist Wulf Fries, an early member of the summer music colony on Parker Point that led to establishment of Kneisel Hall, a summer school for aspiring chamber music performers. Kneisel Hall continues to bring students and concerts to Blue Hill each summer.

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About This Item

  • Title: Garden Entertainment, Blue Hill, ca. 1896
  • Creation Date: circa 1896
  • Subject Date: circa 1896
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16.8 cm x 24.1 cm x 0.1 cm
  • Local Code: HH PH 0624
  • Collection: 9999 People
  • Object Type: Image

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Blue Hill Historical Society
PO Box 710, 3 Water Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614

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