1888, Life in Bridgton, Maine

Bridgton Hotel, monument
The upper photograph is of the Bridgton House as it appears today.  The lower postcard shows the Bridgton House how it may have looked when my great grandparents owned it.
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My great grandmother, Ellen Mason wrote many articles on different subjects. Her works have appeared in major newspapers and books. 
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“Robbie Mason”, the endearing name given to my grandfather, Nathaniel Robert Mason by the Bridgton community.

 

 

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow came and stayed at the Bridgton House in 1875.  The Bridgton Historical Society keeps a hotel ledger which shows the famous author’s signature.
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My great grandmother was instrumental in the education of my grandfather, Robbie Mason.  How I would have loved to hear him speak and perform on public stage.
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