Bar Harbor's Gilded Century: Opulence to Ashes

Bar Harbor's Gilded Century: Opulence to Ashes

by Lydia Vandenberg, Earle G. Shettleworth
     
 

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Maine's premier tourist destination, Bar Harbor has many historic buildings. The area was once a shipbuilding and farming hamlet that became a Gilded Age resort of the highest order-until a fire in 1947 destroyed many of its buildings. This pictorial history takes Bar Harbor from its origins to the fire. It also offers intriguing curiosities, including insights on

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Maine's premier tourist destination, Bar Harbor has many historic buildings. The area was once a shipbuilding and farming hamlet that became a Gilded Age resort of the highest order-until a fire in 1947 destroyed many of its buildings. This pictorial history takes Bar Harbor from its origins to the fire. It also offers intriguing curiosities, including insights on the upstairs-downstairs aspects of resort life. The book's captions are packed with fascinating information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892727056
Publisher:
Down East Books
Publication date:
06/16/2009
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,288,556
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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