Mill Island Causeway, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

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Mill Island Causeway, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

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A view across the causeway linking Mill Island to the road toward central Blue Hill village. Mill Island lies astride the outlet from the Salt Pond into upper Blue Hill Bay and was the site of the first settlement at Blue Hill. Two tide mills, one named "Endeavor," were built near the causeway when the town was founded but are no longer standing. The house with chimney at far left was built in 1833 by Benjamin Clay and was later the home of the Captain Samuel Eaton family and the Phineas Dodge family. It is no longer standing.

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About This Item

  • Title: Mill Island Causeway, Blue Hill, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, Belfast Maine
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Local Name: Blue Hill Falls
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.6 cm x 14.1 cm
  • Local Code: HHPH 1756
  • Collection: Robert V. Sweetall collection of early Blue Hill postcards
  • 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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