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A view up Winthrop Street from State Street (both unpaved), with Lithgow Library on the right and St. Mark's Home for Women beyond.
St. Mark's Home for Women opened in 1870, when Allan Lambard, the grandson of Ephraim and Martha Ballard of Hallowell, donated the building.
In its early years, St. Mark's Episcopal Church managed the home and provided residential living for homeless women. In more recent years, it has served as a residential facility for women of all faiths. Due to low residency, it closed in 2014.
About This Item
- Title: Winthrop Street Looking West from State Street, Augusta, ca. 1910
- Creator: C. L. Choate, Augusta Maine
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Local Name: Winthrop Street
- Town: Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
- Local Code: Postcards -- 003
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Lithgow Public Library (Augusta, Me.)
- National Register of Historic Places
- Women's shelters--Maine--Augusta
- Allan Lambard
- Ephraim Ballard
- Lithgow Library
- Llewellyn Lithgow
- Martha Ballard
- Public Buildings
- St. Mark's Home for Women
For more information about this item, contact:Lithgow Public Library
45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, ME 04330
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