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

Contributed by Strong Historical Society

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

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Description

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.

View/Add Comments


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

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings

People

Other Keywords


For more information about this item, contact:

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

The copyright and related rights status of this item have not been evaluated. Please contact the contributing repository for more information.


Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.