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Henry A. Clark's General Store at Five Points, Biddeford, ca. 1900. The delivery cart and horse posed in front says "Fine Bread." It (the general store) held a waiting room for Biddeford and Saco Electric Railroad, and was the southern-most stop for the trolley. The signs on the building front are for Oxolo, B.&S. ER.R. Waiting Room, and Grain. Clark (1848-1923) immigrated to the U.S. from England in 1871 to work in the Biddeford mills, which he did for many years until a back injury forced him to find a new profession. He then opened his store at Five Points, which he ran for over 25 years.
About This Item
- Title: Henry A. Clark's General Store, Biddeford, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Local Name: Five Points
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 11.2 cm x 12.8 cm
- Local Code: 2584
- Collection: General Image Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Stores & shops--Maine--Biddeford
- General stores--Maine--Biddeford
- Railroad stations--Maine--Biddeford
- Delivery cart
- Electric Railroad
- Five Points
- General store
- Grain business
- Trolley stop
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PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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