Main Street, Decoration Day, Rockland, ca. 1875

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Main Street, Decoration Day, Rockland, ca. 1875

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Description

This is a view of the east side of Main Street in Rockland looking north.

The three-story, brick buildings on the right, beginning at the right and moving north, include: the Berry and Cobb Block (sometimes called the Masonic Block) with Cobb, Wight & Norton Ship Stores & Grocers on the first floor; the Custom House Block with fancy hood moldings above the second and third story windows; the three sections of the Kimball Block; and the lighter colored Wise & Kimball Block.

The two American flags hanging from the Custom House Block have their stars arranged in different patterns. The carriages are processing to a ceremony at Achorn Cemetery.

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About This Item

  • Title: Main Street, Decoration Day, Rockland, ca. 1875
  • Creator: Armbrust, James P.
  • Creation Date: circa 1875
  • Subject Date: circa 1875
  • Town: Rockland
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Stereograph
  • Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: 2010.4.124
  • Collection: Stereo Views
  • Object Type: Image

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Rockland Historical Society
P.O. Box 1331, 80 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 594-6193
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