Contributed by Lewiston Public Library
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.
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
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