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Brick Store Museum Block, Kennebunk, ca. 1870

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Brick Store Museum Block, Kennebunk, ca. 1870

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One of the earliest images of what is now known as the Brick Store Museum buildings. This image taken around 1870 shows the establishments which occupied the buildings at that time.

On the far right side of the building, signs above the doorway read: "SEED STORE" and "HORSE AND CATTLE MEDICINES." The sign to the right of the door reads: "Wallingford Condition Powders," "Drugs and Medicines," "Toilet Articles," "PURE."

The sign above the middle doorway reads: "S.L. Whitten, Merchant Tailor" and the sign above the left doorway reads "Dentist."

None of the individuals in this photo are identified. Note the early use of a skylight.

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  • Title: Brick Store Museum Block, Kennebunk, ca. 1870
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Town: Kennebunk
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cabinet photograph
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 16.9 cm
  • Local Code: Joy 1000
  • Collection: Ken Joy Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Kennebunk Free Library
112 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-5983

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