Bette Davis (1908-1989)

3-7 Vine Street

In 1925 Ruth Favor Davis established the Silhouette House on Vine Street where she made a specialty of artistic portraiture, but little did anyone realize at the time that here daughter Bette, the movie actress, then a student at Cushing Academy, would make her own name a household word throughout almost the entire world.

SOURCE: History of Peterborough, New Hampshire (1954), Vol I, pages 431.