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Cummings' Guest House

  • Also Known As: 110

  • Address: 110 Portland Ave
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1923/00/00 Rose Cummings' Guesthouse catered to Black vacationers from 1923 to 1993
1935/08/00 Duke Ellington Visitor Duke Ellington, wife Edna and son Mercer, make a summer visit to Maine

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Particulars for Cummings' Guest House:
Cultural Affiliation Black American
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hotel
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 28th July 2004

Registry Name: Cummings' Guest House
Registry Address: 110 Portland Ave.
Registry Number: 04000744
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: Late victorian
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Black, Entertainment-recreation
Applicable Criteria: Event
Significant Year: 1923
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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