First Holly Inn, Christmas Cove, 1906

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First Holly Inn, Christmas Cove, 1906
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Description

This postcard, postmarked October 1906, was sent from Camden, Maine to Glen Cove, Maine. The printed legend at the bottom reads: “Holly Inn, Christmas Cove, Me” and below that “Published in Germany for G. W. Morris, Portland, Maine.”

In handwriting over the legend are the words “Emily- You dont know what you are escaping - Ethel” The building shown, built in 1904, was the first Holly Inn in Christmas Cove, a large frame structure with forty guest rooms. There was a beautiful view of Christmas Cove from this the west side and from the east one could see Pemaquid Point. The Inn burned down in 1907.

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About This Item

  • Title: First Holly Inn, Christmas Cove, 1906
  • Creator: unknown
  • Creation Date: circa 1906
  • Subject Date: 1904 - 1907
  • Local Name: Christmas Cove
  • Town: South Bristol
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 13.5 cm
  • Local Code: 1000.02.028 A
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

South Bristol Historical Society
P. O. Box 229, South Bristol, ME 04568
207-315-0558
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