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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1888
Description Lexington Center stores and businesses, 1888.

"The building on the left is that lately occupied by Lester E. Smith, now numbered 1770-1774 Mass. Ave. Upstairs was Seminary Hall to which I have previously referred. The building on the right is the old Savings Bank Building now moved to the rear of our present bank building. In it Lyman Lawrence had his harness store and George W. Taylor began his business career with a small store of dry goods and notions. Both buildings were erected around 1840.

Notice the street light - and that the street itself was not so wide, for between the gutter - no curbstone - and the store there was ample room for two teams to pass. This picture was taken about 1888."
Object ID Worthen.slide40
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
People Lawrence, Lyman
Smith, Lester E.
Taylor, George W.
Lawrence, Lyman
Search Terms C. C. Mann & Co.
H. Lowe store
Massachusetts Avenue
Seminary Hall
Lexington Savings Bank
Savings Bank Building
Massachusetts Avenue #1770-1774
Lexington Center
Wm. H. Smith store
Subjects Banks
Buildings
Businesses
Dry goods stores
Harness store
Storefronts
Stores & shops
Streetlights
Streets
Town center
Title Lexington Center stores and businesses, 1888
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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