Contributed by South Bristol Historical Society
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This tourist postcard focuses on the the Holly Inn, in the background, and its tennis courts. The hotel, built in 1908 after the first Holly Inn burned to the ground in 1907, had 99 rooms. Like the first, the second Holly Inn also burned to the ground. This time in a spectacular fire in 1923.
The small building in the left middle ground was the Christmas Cove Post Office and the red-roofed building to the right of the Inn was the Holly Inn annex.
About This Item
- Title: Second Holly Inn, Christmas Cove, ca. 1917
- Creator: A. T. Thorpe, Christmas Cove, Me.
- Creation Date: circa 1917
- Subject Date: circa 1917
- Location: South Bristol, Lincoln County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 13.5 cm
- Local Code: 1000.12.001B
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Tourism--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Hotels--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Tennis courts--Maine--Christmas Cove
- Post offices--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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