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Grange Hall, St. George, Me

Grange Hall, St. George, Me

This building, still used as a Grange Hall, was built in 1908. Austin Davis headed the building crew, who hewed the sills by hand.

Treasure Point Farm, St. George, Me

Treasure Point Farm, St. George, Me

Treasure Point has long been one of the choicest spots in Knox County. Trees now cover the property, but the area called “Waldo’s Reserve,” on early maps, used to have open fields and long views along the St. George River toward Thomaston.

Wan-e-set Inn, Tenants Harbor, Maine

Wan-e-set Inn, Tenants Harbor, Maine

The building was initially a nineteenth-century sail loft, part of a working boatyard. Occasional town meetings were held there as well as the village’s first Masonic gatherings.

Cold Storage, Port Clyde, Me

Cold Storage, Port Clyde, Me

This building was built in the 1890s by the three Brennan brothers, John, James,and William, who were in the fish business.

Street View, Port Clyde, Me

Street View, Port Clyde, Me

This view shows Route 131 as it enters the village.  The second building on the right is the Ocean House, a popular lodging facility that began business in the 1850s.

St. George Ball Field

St. George Ball Field

The view over a stone wall toward the water shows the ball field in Tenants Harbor, on the road to Port Clyde, about 1950.

Martinsville, St. George, Me (uncaptioned)

Martinsville, St. George, Me (uncaptioned)

The board sidewalk is long gone, and bushes and trees now eclipse this view of Martinsville.  A man stands in the doorway of Georgie Pease’s house, an early house that was moved to the site.

Long Cove, Me

Long Cove, Me

The Long Cove post office served the company town of the Booth Brothers & Hurricane Isle Granite Company.  The quarry is visible beyond the post office building, with workers’ homes beyond.

View at Long Cove, Me

View at Long Cove, Me

The schooner Abbie Browker of Thomaston awaits loading at the Long Cove Quarry, which was operated by the Booth Brothers & Hurricane Island Granite Company from about 1873 into the 1930s.

Mirror Lake, W. Rockport, Me

Mirror Lake, W. Rockport, Me

The original name of 150-acre Mirror Lake, at the southern base of Mt. Hosmer, was Oyster River Pond; the Oyster River rises in the lake and flows into the St. George’s River in Warren.