Lewiston City Hall interior, ca. 1880

Contributed by Lewiston Public Library

Description

The first city hall in Lewiston was dedicated in 1872 and burned in January of 1890.

The plans were drawn up by a Mr. Meacham of Boston. The building was brick with granite trim and a Gothic style with a mansard roof. It had 80 rooms with the police department and prison in the basement and the library and post office on the first floor among other rooms.

Information from a newspaper article by Geneva Kirk, Nov. 7, 1981.

View/Add Comments


About This Item

  • Title: Lewiston City Hall interior, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Phototransparency
  • Dimensions: 2.25 cm x 3.5 cm
  • Collection: Gridley Barrows Collection
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings

Other Keywords


For more information about this item, contact:

Lewiston Public Library
200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 513-3004
Website

Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.


Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.