Hilton's Store and Post Office, Alna, 1909

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Hilton's Store, located at "the square" (the intersection of Route 194/Head Tide Road and Dock Road in 2020) was one of several stores in the Puddle Dock area of Alna in1909.

Owners Lil and Walter Hilton sold dry goods, groceries, shoes, and other staples to local residents. The store also housed the Alna post office.

The gable roof building just behind Hilton's Store was a grain store.

Hilton's Store remained in operation as a general store and post office into the 1960s. It was torn down about 1970. The building housing the grain store was moved in 1944 to a new location on Route 218 and became the Alna Store.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hilton's Store and Post Office, Alna, 1909
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1909
  • Subject Date: circa 1909
  • Town: Alna
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Plate Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: LB2007.1.100014
  • Collection: Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co.
  • Object Type: Image

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