Dunn & Elliot Company Store, Thomaston, ca. 1930

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Around 1787 Captain Thomas Vose, came to Thomaston from Milton, Massachusetts, to fence the Fort farm for General Henry Knox. Up until 1810, when he died, he carried on a successful trade in the store later used by O’Brien and Burgess at the foot of Wadsworth Street.

In 1864, the building was purchased by Dunn and Elliot for a ship's chandlery and general store. They continued doing business through 1970 as a fuel and appliance firm. The building no longer stands.

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About This Item

  • Title: Dunn & Elliot Company Store, Thomaston, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Location: Thomaston, Knox County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 15 cm x 24 cm
  • Local Code: BusinessPhotographBox 01.17
  • Object Type: Image

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Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295
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