Peter Guild

Peter Guild

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Peter Guild, 1790-1870, proprietor of the roadhouse on the Tongue, Guild’s Lake, Portland, 1847-1870.

I was distracted by many things I saw last night at Norm Gholston’s place, included this old photo of Guild.

Also, yes, the farms (formerly) lining the west shore of Guilds Lake were definitely the Chinese garden farms (I knew the Chinese farms were near there, but were they the buildings in the old photos? yes). Descendants of those farmers still live and work in Portland.