Asticou Inn lobby with Post Office, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1905

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Description

The Asticou Inn lobby was a hub of activity for guests of the Savage family at nearby cottages, guests of the Inn, and local families such as the Eliots, Peabodys, and Curtis' who owned property and rusticator cottages in the Asticou area. In this view of the lobby, of the second hotel built in 1901, the post office is located adjacent to the main desk.

At this time the Asticou village post office was located in the lobby of the Asticou Inn although it had been located at the Roberts House and other locations previously. The Inn closed in October each year and it is probable that post office transactions were moved to another Savage family property during the off-season months prior to the Inn reopening in May.

View/Add Comments


About This Item

  • Title: Asticou Inn lobby with Post Office, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1905
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Location: Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 17 cm
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings

Other Keywords


For more information about this item, contact:

Mount Desert Island Historical Society
PO Box 653, 353 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 276-9323
Website

The copyright and related rights status of this item have not been evaluated. Please contact the contributing repository for more information.

How to cite content on this site


Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.