Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."
This was the area where a bandstand once stood where many concerts were held and famous people would deliver speeches.
… Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society The bandstand, a prime gathering place for the public in an era larded with local musical…