Contributed by Bethel Historical Society
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Due largely to the railroad's presence, Bethel developed into a thriving commercial center by the end of the nineteenth century.
Several stores, repair shops and public services--including communication to the outside world via the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company--were available near the junction of upper Main Street with Broad and Church streets.
About This Item
- Title: Main Street, Bethel Hill, 1896
- Creation Date: 1896
- Subject Date: 1896
- Local Name: Bethel Hill
- Town: Bethel
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15.5 cm x 20.3 cm
- Local Code: 1994.033.0004
- Collection: Bethel photographs - buildings
- Object Type: Image
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P. O. Box 12, Bethel, ME 04217-0012
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