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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

126814A

Format of Original

35mm gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

10-19-1974

Description

Exterior view of the Deering Oaks "Castle," from west. At the time, the Castle hosted the Deering Oaks park concession stand, "Mobey Dick Seafood Takeout." Price board at left. Forest Avenue at right.

The Deering Oaks Castle was designed by Portland architect Frederick Augustus Tompson, and built in 1894 as a warm shelter for pond ice skaters, complete with a fireplace. The "Castle" has since served as a city visitors' center, ice-skate rental venue, and various snack bars.

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 19 October 1974

Keywords

Portland, Me., Parkside, Oakdale, Parks, Deering Oaks

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.