Contributed by South Bristol Historical Society
The color-tinted photograph on this postcard shows the Christmas Cove Improvement Association (CCIA) clubhouse, built in 1902, then known as 'the Casino', and the tennis courts owned and maintained by the CCIA. A boat landing can be seen beyond the building and the small structure housing dressing rooms for the saltwater pool is visible to the left and behind the building.
The CCIA, organized by a group of summer residents in 1900, was a membership organization but also made its facilities available for a modest fee to guests at nearby summer hotels and boarding houses.
About This Item
- Title: Clubhouse and tennis courts, Christmas Cove, ca. 1910
- Creator: The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Local Name: Christmas Cove
- Town: South Bristol
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 13.5 cm
- Local Code: 1000.12.001K
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Tourism--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Clubs--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Organizations--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Sports & recreation facilities--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Tennis courts--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Resorts--Maine--Christmas Cove
For more information about this item, contact:South Bristol Historical Society
P. O. Box 229, South Bristol, ME 04568
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