Painting of Broad Tavern, Stroudwater, 1892

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Painting of Broad Tavern, Stroudwater, 1892

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Herbert Milton Sylvester painted the Broad Tavern in Stroudwater, Portland, in 1892.

Built by Thaddeus Broad (1744-1824) in about 1782, the tavern was known for its lively dances and served as a seat for local fairs.

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  • Title: Painting of Broad Tavern, Stroudwater, 1892
  • Creator: Herbert Milton Sylvester
  • Creation Date: 1892
  • Subject Date: 1892
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Watercolor, pen and ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 29 cm x 39 cm
  • Local Code: 2970*c
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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