Main Street, Fairfield, ca. 1925

Contributed by Penobscot Marine Museum


The frame Victorian commercial blocks lining Fairfield’s Main Street in the 1920s gave the downtown the look of a western movie set.

At left, the white marquee marks the entrance to the Star Theater, an early moving picture theater.

Other businesses include a bakery, a pool hall, a pharmacy, and an electrical appliance store.

Fairfield’s location on the Kennebec River supplied water power for such industries as textiles, furniture, lumber, and paper.

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About This Item

  • Title: Main Street, Fairfield, ca. 1925
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co., Belfast
  • Creation Date: circa 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Town: Fairfield
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Object Type: Image

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Penobscot Marine Museum
PO Box 498, 5 Church Street, Searsport, ME 04974
(207) 548-2529

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