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Town Hall and Elm Street Congregational Church, Southbridge, Massachusetts

Town Hall and Elm Street Congregational Church, Southbridge, Massachusetts

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Title:
Town Hall and Elm Street Congregational Church, Southbridge, Massachusetts
Description:
Tree lined intersection of Elm and Dresser streets, Southbridge. The Romanesque Revival style Town Hall, on the left, was built in 1888. The architect for the edifice was A.P. Cutting of Worcester. The building has an imposing tower. The Elm Street Congregational Church, the second one built, in 1885, located on the corner of Elm and Park streets. The first church was a wooden colonial style structure, built in 1821. A clear view of the steeple and ornamental tower is shown. During the hurricane, September 21st, 1938, the steeple was torn off the building. There is an electric pole in the foreground.
Creator:
Pease, Aaron, H.
Date:
June 6, 1903
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Photographic Collection of the Jacob Edwards Library
Subjects:
City halls--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--New England
Historic districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Central business districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Southbridge (Mass.)--Buildings
Church buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Church architecture--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Architecture--United States--19th century
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
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Notes:
Is part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org
Image from page 2 of the A.H. Pease album #2
Identifier:
38136000224988
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