Hotel Strong, Lower Main Street, Strong, ca. 1902

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Hotel Strong, Lower Main Street, Strong, ca. 1902

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Hotel Strong on lower Main Street was built during the 1850s by Jeremy W. Porter (1820-1904). This building was acquired along with Porter's Mill, by Charles Forster who first used it as a boarding house for executives visiting his new business, Forster's Toothpick Company. Soon Hotel Strong was in business, operated by the company.

Dr. Charles W. Bell used a portion of the hotel as a 16-bed hospital from 1910-1937.

The building was demolished in 1969.

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  • Title: Hotel Strong, Lower Main Street, Strong, ca. 1902
  • Creator: Charles Burton Richardson
  • Creation Date: circa 1902
  • Subject Date: circa 1902
  • Location: Strong, Franklin County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Local Code: ED.01.140.101
  • Collection: C. B. Richardson Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Strong Historical Society
PO Box 133, Strong, ME 04983
(207) 684-3613

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