East Main Street, looking south 1908

Title:
  • East Main Street, looking south 1908
Description:
  • "This picture shows not only how Main Street looked in 1908, but also provides a look at some of the buildings from the early 1900s, all of which are now gone. The site on which the second building was erected is thought to be the location of the Town's first post office in 1812. The Wakefield Citizen & Banner was located there during the 1880's and early 1900s, and the building later housed the First National Store in the 1930s." -- Text from calendar by Jayne M. D'Onofrio.
  • Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 2020
  • Photo courtesy of the Wakefield Historical Society.
Date:
  • 1908
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Publisher:
  • Wakefield, Mass. : Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department

Citation

“East Main Street, looking south 1908,” Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, Mass., accessed August 10, 2020, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/wakefield/items/show/3375.

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