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Built in 1906 at the behest of Hugh J. Chisholm (1847-1912), the Strathglass Building was designed by the Providence, RI based architectural firm of Stone, Carpenter & Willson. Originally three stories, a fourth story was added in the1930s when it was redesigned (following a fire) as a hotel.
The Beaux-Arts building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. According to the application, the name Strathglass derives from a river in Scotland which ran through Chisholm's ancestral estate.
About This Item
- Title: "Strathglass Building," Rumford Falls, 1912
- Creation Date: 1912
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Location: Rumford, Oxford County, ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 15.2 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 4014 -- Rumford
- Collection: Postcard collection
- Object Type: Text and Image
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