Contributed by Naples Historical Society
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The Bay of Naples Inn was originally designed for a site in Crawford Notch, N.H. When it was partially constructed at that site, it was blown down in a gale.
Charles Goodridge of Naples bought the plans and most of the trusses and hauled them to Naples, where he built the Inn. Construction began in 1898 and on July 26, 1899, it was opened for occupancy. It served the budding tourist business and the Oxford and Cumberland Canal service.
After the canal was abandoned, the Inn served until the 1950s, when it was closed. In 1963-4 the Inn was torn down and burned.
About This Item
- Title: Construction, Bay of Naples Inn, ca. 1899
- Creation Date: circa 1899
- Subject Date: circa 1899
- Town: Naples
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 18 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Summer resorts--Maine--Naples--Photographs
- Bay of Naples Inn (Me.)--Construction--Photographs
- Naples (Me.)--Description and views--Photographs
For more information about this item, contact:Naples Historical Society
PO Box 1757, Town Office, Naples, ME 04055
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