Clark Block, Caribou

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Clark Block, Caribou

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The Clark Block was built in 1882 on the corner of Main and Sweden Streets and burned in 1916.

The picture is thought to have been taken between 1885-1895.
Stores and offices located in the building include: G.S. Clark & Company boots and shoes, A.J. Taylor Dry and Fancy Goods, William P. Allen's Law Office (left on second floor), Trickey (?) & Stearns (Lewis Stearns) - Councilors at Law Offices (right second floor), E.G. Farrell Harness Shop (Lower level on Sweden St.).

The Hall was on the third floor and was the leading venue for dances, shows, operas, graduations, town meetings and other large public and private gatherings.

The Caribou Clothing Store is in the next building to the left.

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About This Item

  • Title: Clark Block, Caribou
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Clark Block
  • Town: Caribou
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 23 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Caribou Public Library
30 High Street, Caribou, ME 04736
(207) 493-4214

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