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