Smith & Broe Druggists, Portland, ca. 1912

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Smith & Broe Druggists, Portland, ca. 1912

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Smith & Broe. Druggists was on Congress Street next to the Longfellow House (at right in photo). The proprietors were James A. Broe (1868-1925) and Howard C. Smith (d. 1904).

Next to it on the left was Lane's Shoe Store, which also had another location on Congress Street. Not pictured to the left toward Brown Street were Sawyer's Ice Cream Parlor and Fessenden's Stationary Store.

Half of the top floor of Fessenden's was the Hibernian Lodge and dance hall. Later, the whole block next to the Longfellow House became Day's Jewelers.

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About This Item

  • Title: Smith & Broe Druggists, Portland, ca. 1912
  • Creation Date: circa 1912
  • Subject Date: circa 1912
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 1923/14
  • Collection: Photographs of Portland, Maine, businesses
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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