Jacob C. Pike, with area businessmen, Lubec, ca. 1885

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society


Seated, middle, Jacob Clark Pike, seated right, Alden W. Kelley. Others unidentified.

Pike (1854-1928), briefly a sea captain, soon entered the sardine business in Lubec. He was a member of the Maine legislature in 1901 and 1903, served as chairman of the board of Lubec Selectmen, and Customs Collector of the ports of Eastport and Lubec under appointment by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Alden W. Kelley, known as “Ollie,” owned a drugstore and lived in a towered Victorian mansion on Church Street near its junction with Summer Street, which later became the Catholic rectory.

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  • Title: Jacob C. Pike, with area businessmen, Lubec, ca. 1885
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: circa 1885
  • Location: Lubec, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 22.7 cm x 18.7 cm
  • Local Code: Pike 26
  • Collection: Anne Pike Rugh
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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