City/Town

Bar Harbor (1880)

Map Title

Bird's Eye View of Bar Harbor Mount Desert Island Hancock Co. Maine 1880

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Publication Date

1880

County

Hancock

Artist

Albert F. Poole

Lithographer

Beck & Pauli

Dimensions

33 x 60 cm

Owner

Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library

Population of City/Town at Time of Publication

1,629

Description of City/Town

Good board can be had at the boarding houses for one dollar a day. If you are coming here to spend the summer, take along your thick clothing. The number of summer guests in Bar Harbor and its suburbs is probably about four thousand….Business is so good at Bar Harbor that people come in from all the towns about to get work….We believe the indications are that more money is to be spent on dwelling houses and cottages than on hotels for the next twelve months.

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier, August 12, 1880

Historic Newspaper References

Ellsworth American, September 18, 1879

Mr. A.F. Poole has completed a sketch of Bar Harbor which will be lithographed and ready to be delivered next July. The picture will show the Rodick, West End, Des Isles and Grand Central Hotels in the margin, Green Mountain in the background, and a portion of the harbor and Bar Island in the foreground

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Keywords

Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, Bird's eye, View, Map

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