Main Street looking south, circa early 1900s

Title:
  • Main Street looking south, circa early 1900s
Description:
  • "This street scene on Main Street was photographed near Chestnut Street. The buildings, at right, include a fish market, the Kingman Block, and the Perkins Block. The Perkins Block housed the Old Corner Drug Store, which was established in 1845 by Dr. Joseph Mansfield and William Willis. Josiah Bonney became a partner with Dr. Mansfield in 1885, eventually becoming the sole owner, and the store was known as Bonney's Drug Store, with its slogan, as noted on the sign, "The Best is as Good as Any." Riberot Dutton, a former clerk, joined him as an owner in 1906, and the name was changed to Bonney & Dutton." - Text from calendar by Jayne M. D'Donofrio.
  • Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 2009
  • Photo courtesy of the Wakefield Historical Society.
Date:
  • ca. 1900 - 1939
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  • [Wakefield, Mass.] : Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department

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“Main Street looking south, circa early 1900s,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed April 22, 2019, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/7020.

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