Contributed by Whitefield Historical Society
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Fred Coombs (1859-1929) owned the early 19th century house on the left in this postcard. According to local historian Ellen Weiblen (1902-1987), it burned down one New Years Eve.
The dark building on the left was the Walter Coombs Garage.
Across Main Street is a 4-plank vertical wooden sidewalk that traversed the top of this hill down to the Sheepscot River. Sadie Gowen’s house appears on the right of this postcard.
About This Item
- Title: Coombs and Gowen houses in Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1910
- Creator: Eastern Illustrating Company
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Location: Whitefield, Lincoln County, ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 8.7 cm x 13.7 cm
- Local Code: 1995.15.14.03.01
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Buildings--Maine--Coopers Mills
- Main Street (Whitefield, Me.)
- Whitefield (Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Whitefield Historical Society
PO Box 176, Whitefield, ME 04353
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