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Record 35/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1888
Description Photo, Lexington Center stores, circa 1888. Albumin print mounted on card. Caption reads, "Chas. O Hodgman, Bedford, Mass."

This is the original of the image used for Slide #40. Mr. Worthen's notes for the slide read as follows: "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.14.104.004
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Lexington Center stores, circa 1888
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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