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Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society
Date: circa 1940
Location: South Bristol
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: Kineo Twp.
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Owner in 1924: Mary Elder
Owner in 1924: Congress Square Hotel Company
Use: Hotel Annex
From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.
In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.
After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.
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… 1-12 in 3rd Range and Lots 1-14 in the 4th Range, was annexed to New Vineyard in 1861. That boundary was highlighted with a faint blue line.
… of Biddeford and Pepperelborough shall be annexed Scarborough, Wells, Kennebunk, and Cape Porpoise, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for…
Jarvis, who felt most of the river had been unfairly annexed, would go on to represent the Eastern District in Congress from 1831 to 1837.