Blue Hill House, ca. 1905

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Blue Hill House, ca. 1905

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Description

The major part of this structure was built as a house around 1830 by Edward Varnum Stevens. Stevens started an inn in his home at some point before selling it to Haskell W. Hinckley in 1858. Hinckley was a sea captain and Mrs. Hinckley operated a hotel here for 50 years. The Blue Hill House, located near the center of Blue Hill village, became a social center for the community. The structure, now known as the Blue Hill Inn, continues to welcome visitors today. Postcard is postmarked 1909.

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About This Item

  • Title: Blue Hill House, ca. 1905
  • Creator: Hinckley, S. G.
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.7 cm x 13.7 cm
  • Local Code: HHPH 1857
  • 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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