Contributed by North Yarmouth Historical Society
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This is the earliest known view of North Yarmouth’s Walnut Hill village store. It was erected in 1853 as the Union Store, a cooperative enterprise owned by 14 local men. In 1861 the building passed to Isaac S. Stanwood, who ran a general store here; he also served as the Walnut Hill postmaster. His name is clearly visible in the photo. Stanwood died in 1892 since then a variety of owners continued to operate a general store/farm supply here. In 1965 a lunch counter was added and in 1975 it became a restaurant exclusively.
About This Item
- Title: North Yarmouth Walnut Hill store, ca. 1876
- Creation Date: circa 1876
- Subject Date: circa 1876
- Local Name: Walnut Hill village
- Town: North Yarmouth
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Tintype
- Dimensions: 7.9 cm x 10.9 cm
- Local Code: MMN1.img029.jpg
- Collection: Titcomb Family collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Villages--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Stores & shops--Maine--North Yarmouth
- General stores--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Post offices--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Carts & wagons--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Carriages & coaches--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Buildings--Maine--North Yarmouth
For more information about this item, contact:North Yarmouth Historical Society
10 Village Square Road , North Yarmouth, ME 04097
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