Hotel Nemattano North Lubec, ca. 1920

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society


The New England YMCA built this timber hotel, also known as Ne-Mat-Ta-No, in North Lubec in 1890. According the book 200 Years of Lubec History, the rates for rooms were $2.00 and $2.50 a day or $9.00 to $12.00 a week and included baths, a dance pavilion, bowling alley, pool, tennis, and deep sea fishing.

The 500-acre facility was built by the North Lubec Improvement Co, a YMCA company organized for developing the organization’s New England Summer Encampment. The hotel complex, opened August 8, 1890 and burned August 6, 1921. According to the 1921 August 8 Lubec Herald, the hotel burned quickly and not much was thought about the origin of the fire as it was a dry summer and there were many fires that year.

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  • Title: Hotel Nemattano North Lubec, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: North Lubec
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 16.8 cm
  • Local Code: 634 jpg
  • Collection: Bernard Ross
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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