Main Street, Limerick, ca. 1915
Contributed by Penobscot Marine Museum
Commercial and residential properties were comfortably integrated along Limerick’s Main Street.
At left is the hardware and jewelry store opened by F. H. Townsend in 1892 and carried on after 1911 by his wife as a men’s clothing and shoe business.
Beyond the Townsend building is the Limerick House, which served as an inn for decades.
A farmer leads his ox cart down the dirt street. The vehicle at the right belongs to the photographer from Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co., which took images throughout Maine and New England for use on post cards.
- Title: Main Street, Limerick, ca. 1915
- Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co., Belfast
- Creation Date: circa 1915
- Subject Date: circa 1915
- Town: Limerick
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Object Type: Image
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Penobscot Marine Museum
PO Box 498, 5 Church Street, Searsport, ME 04974
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LC Subject Headings
Stores & shops--Maine--Limerick
Main Street (Limerick, Me.)
Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company
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