The Singer Block, Thomaston, ca. 1871

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In 1869, Captain William J. Singer built a three-story brick business block at the northwest corner of Beechwood and Main Street. At one time Thomas Singer sold candy, soda and light groceries.

Mr. John Gray later kept store here followed by various tenants with stores and restaurants. Other owners were Alvah J. Linekin (Josh), who ran a grocery store here with William Hodgkins after the death of his father, J. S. Linekin, and J. H. Walker.

From right to left: Singer Block, Keith Block, and Jordan and Webb Block

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  • Title: The Singer Block, Thomaston, ca. 1871
  • Creator: E. C. Fernald
  • Creation Date: circa 1871
  • Subject Date: circa 1871
  • Location: Thomaston, Knox County, ME
  • Media: Stereograph
  • Dimensions: 8 cm x 16.5 cm
  • Local Code: StereographBox 73.206
  • Object Type: Image

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

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