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Hopkinton Town Hall, ca 1880

Hopkinton Town Hall, ca 1880

Item Information

Title:
Hopkinton Town Hall, ca 1880
Description:
Image of Town Hall building formerly on Main Street Hopkinton, ca 1880. It is a four-story clapboard sided building with three arched windows on its fourth floor. Note the front porch with four sets of windows. The building was on the north side of Main Street, the buildings to its left are westward. A.A. Sweet & Co. Dry goods merchant was a tenant on the first floor as indicated by its sign. This town hall structure was destroyed by fire in April of 1883. The fire was said to be the work of an incendiary and fire reportedly broke out in the north east corner of the building. The adjacent buildings were also burned.
Date:
[ca. 1880]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Hopkinton Public Library
Collection (local):
Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room Collection
Subjects:
Town Hall (Hopkinton, Mass.)
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Hopkinton (Mass.)--History
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Hopkinton
Extent:
4 x 6 inch photograph printed by William Robinson from plate glass negative in 1970's
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Terms of Use:
Please request permission to use image by contacting Hopkinton Public Library in advance at hopkintonlibrary@hopkintonma.gov or 508-497-9777.
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Notes:
From the Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room
Language:
English
Identifier:
closet box 9, file #24
hopkinton_town_hall_ca_1880