Bar Harbor's Gilded Century: Opulence to Ashes by Lydia Vandenberg,Earle G. Shettleworth PDF

By Lydia Vandenberg,Earle G. Shettleworth

ISBN-10: 0892727055

ISBN-13: 9780892727056

Maine's prime vacationer vacation spot, Bar Harbor has many historical structures. the realm was a shipbuilding and farming hamlet that turned a Gilded Age hotel of the top order-until a fireplace in 1947 destroyed a lot of its constructions. This pictorial historical past takes Bar Harbor from its origins to the fireplace. It additionally bargains interesting curiosities, together with insights at the upstairs-downstairs elements of inn lifestyles. The book's captions are full of attention-grabbing information.

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