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Main Street, Mars Hill, ca. 1915

Contributed by Penobscot Marine Museum

Two early 20th century business blocks sheathed in ornamental pressed tin dominate Main Street in Mars Hill, an Aroostook County agricultural and lumbering town.

The building at the left housed the Mars Hill Trust Company and a clothing store.

The H. L. Hussey building with its distinctive clock tower accommodated Hussey’s general store.

George L. Mesker and Company of Evansville, Indiana was often the source for the decorative cladding used to dress up commercial buildings in small towns across America.

Other Information


  • Title: Main Street, Mars Hill, ca. 1915
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co., Belfast
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Town: Mars Hill
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass negative
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Penobscot Marine Museum
PO Box 498, 5 Church Street, Searsport, ME 04974
(207) 548-2529
http://www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org

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