The United States, with excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska; handbook for travellers

9781150902086: The United States, with excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska; handbook for travellers
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...(7M.) N. Lubee (The Nemattano, $272-3) in summer. 180 M. (from Portland) Eastport (Exchange, $2), the easternmost settlement of the United States, with 5311inhab. and an abandoned fort, is finely situated on a small island in Passamaquoddy Bay, connected with the mainland by a bridge. Its inhabitants are mostly fishermen and keepers of summer boarding-houses. Steam Febribs run at frequent intervals to (3 M.) Lvbec (see above) and (21/ M.) Campobello (see below). A steamer runs regularly to (18 M.; 2 hrs.) Orand Manan (see below), while river-steamers ply to St. Andrews (pee above) and up the St. Croix to St. Stephen, Robinston, and Calais (comp. Baedeker s Canada). Campobello (Tyn-y-Coed Hotel, with its annex the Tyn-y-Maes, from $ 3; The Owen, from $ 2), a picturesque island between Passamaquoddy Bay and the Bay of Fundy. just on the Canadian (New Brunswick) side of the international boundary, is now much frequented in summer by New Yorkers, Bostonians, and others. For a detailed account of its attractions, see Baedeker's Canada. Grand Manan Marathon Ho., $ 1V«), another Canadian island, about 16M. long and 3-8 M. wide, lies at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy. 9 H. from the American coast. It is also a frequented summer-resort, and some of its cliffs and headlands are very fine On leaving Eastport the steamer once more headB for the E., crosses the neck of Passamaquoddy Bay, and steers through the Bay of Fundy. The coast of New Brunswick is in sight to the left all the way to St. John (3 hrs.). 60 M. (from Eastport) St. John, see p. 290. 303 41. From Portland to Montreal and Quebec. a. Via the Grand Trunk Eailway. Geahd Tbdnk Railway to (297 M.) Montreal in 11-12 hrs. (fare $ 7Vi drawing-room car $ iVs, sleeping-berth $2); to (318 M.) Quebec in 1215 ...

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