Contributed by South Bristol Historical Society
This postcard, postmarked September 2, 1915, looks north to show the Lincoln School (center) and Union Church on Rutherford Island in South Bristol. The Lincoln School, shown here as a one-story building with a belfry was expanded in later years.
The school was built in 1899 at a cost of $2,000, had eight grades and was one of the larger schools in the community. Its teachers boarded with owners of the Summit House Hotel located nearby.
About This Item
- Title: Lincoln School and Union Church, South Bristol, ca. 1915
- Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company
- Creation Date: circa 1915
- Subject Date: circa 1915
- Local Name: Rutherford Island
- Town: South Bristol
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 13.5 cm
- Local Code: 2012.12G
- Object Type: Image
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P. O. Box 229, South Bristol, ME 04568
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