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Main Street in the 1890's.

Main Street in the 1890's.

Item Information

Title:
Main Street in the 1890's.
Description:
Main Street in Watertown Square, looking west. Page the druggist on the right followed by the town hall. Photo taken from approximately Merchant?s Row. Trolley tracks going down the center of Main street. Large building on the left has a sign that says "Furniture Bedding Carpets" for Luther Bent & co. established in 1835 and later for Herbert F. Bent, manufacturer and dealer in furniture, bedding, carpets, stoves and house furnishing goods. 64 Main Street opposite Church Street.
Date:
1890–1899
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Street Views
Subjects:
Streets--Watertown--Massachusetts
City and town life--Massachusetts--Watertown
Commercial buildings--Watertown (Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure 2385