Lewiston City Hall interior, ca. 1880

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.

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  • 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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