City/Town

York Beach (1888)

Map Title

York Beach Maine 1888

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Publication Date

1888

County

York

Artist

Albert F. Poole

Publisher

Geo. H. Walker & Co.

Dimensions

50.8 x 70.5 cm

Owner

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Additional Institutional Copies

Maine Historical Society

Population of City/Town at Time of Publication

2,463

Description of City/Town

Beyond Eastern Point and “Roaring Rock” comes “Long Sands” or York Beach. This is a magnificent stretch of sand, two miles in length, and as firm and hard almost as asphalt pavement. It is bordered with hotels, boarding houses, and tiny cottages throughout its length, and its smooth surface is at once promenade and playground, bathing place and driving track for all.

"Old York" by Jean Kincaid, The Coast of Maine, 1889

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Keywords

York Beach, York County, Maine, Bird's eye, View, Map

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