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Watertown Square.

Watertown Square.

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Title:
Watertown Square.
Description:
Corner of Galen, Pleasant and Main Streets. See the Town Hall on the right on Main Street. Note the trolley tracks and overhead wires for the electric railroads. Corner of Pleasant and Main streets. circa 1920. Union Market Bank was founded in 1873 founded by Charles J. Barry (who would later resign and found the Watetown Savings Bank), Royal Gilkey (owner of the Royal Gilkey Wood and Coal Company), George K. Snow, George N. March, Thomas L. French and James S. Allison. The Bank supported the small business man and local building projects. Rarely was stock sold and it was a community bank.
Date:
1920
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Square
Subjects:
Architecture--Watertown--Massachusetts
Buildings--Watertown--Massachusetts
Streets--Watertown--Massachusetts
Historic buildings--Watertown--Massachusetts
Neighborhood--Massachusetts--Watertown
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
City and town life--Massachusetts--Watertown
Wagons--Massachusetts--Watertown
Watertown Square--Watertown (Mass)
Banks--Watertown (Mass)
Electric railroads--Watertown--Massachusetts
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure 902