June 02, 2020
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James Cunningham

James Cunningham survived a childhood famine in his native Ireland and arrived in Portland just before much of it burned to the ground in the great fire of 1866. A builder by trade, he made his fortune helping to reconstruct the ravaged city. Then, he built himself a hotel.

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