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Bar Harbor's Gilded Century: Opulence to Ashes (Paperback)

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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: 9780892727056
ISBN-10: 0892727055
Publisher: Down East Books
Publication Date: June 16th, 2009
Pages: 176
Language: English