Keywords: Mt. Kineo House
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900–1902 Location: Kineo Client: Kineo Company Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1917–1926 Location: Kineo Township Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.
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.