St. George

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.