Contributed by Thomaston Historical Society
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The Watts Block was built and presented to the inhabitants of the Town of Thomaston by prominent shipbuilder Captain Samuel Watts in 1890. The Telegraph Block, a wooden structure, is to the right of the newly built brick building. Dr. George L. Crockett's house is behind the Watts Block.
The Watts Block and the Telegraph Block were destroyed by fire in 1915, along with the Knox Hotel and stable.
About This Item
- Title: Watts Block, Thomaston, 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Thomaston
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: BusinessPhotographBox 94.1
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Stores & shops--Maine--Thomaston
- Public architecture--Maine--Thomaston
- Ship captains--Maine--Thomaston
- Thomaston (Me.)--Fires, 1915
- City & town halls--Maine--Thomaston
- 19th century building
- brick building
- Knox Hotel
- Main Street
- public building
- Telegraph Block
- Thomaston doctor
- Thomaston sea captain
For more information about this item, contact:Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295
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