Phillips home, Seaville, Blue Hill, ca. 1890

Contributed by Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.


Taken around 1890 at the Phillips home at Seaville on Long Island in Blue Hill Bay.

Back row standing:
Mr. Phillips, Jimmie Sherritt, Billy Nichols, Bob McKnight, Jack Lobban, Alec Clark, "Little Johnnie Phillips, and Alex Davidson. Next row (three young me standing--John Phillips, George Carter, Johnnie Leith.
Last row sitting: Will Phillips (legs crossed standing, Elizabeth, Elsie, and Mrs. Phillips, Alex Phillips (on one knee), Mrs. Leith, Willie, Stanley, and Lizzie Leith, Lizzie Grindle (after Mrs. Alex Davidson) Elsie, Beatrice, and Mary Leith.

The Leiths ran the boarding house on Long Island which housed most of the mine workers. They charged $2.50 a week for a room including meals.

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About This Item

  • Title: Phillips home, Seaville, Blue Hill, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Long Island
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 13 cm
  • Collection: Denny Robertson collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
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