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Brattleboro Retreat Tower Brattleboro High School Valley Fair Grounds Civil War Monument At Flag Pole The Wilder Farm Dr. James Conland, Later Rudyard Kipling Friend Brattleboro Reformer, September 5, 1884 Brattleboro House, 1866 Engraving By Thomas Cubbuck Charles G. Lawrence, Proprietor Sidney A. Morse's Livery Stable At Left Thomas Addison Richards, Engraving From South Main Street 1856 The "Compact House", Later Called "The Omnibus", Center, Irish Tenement St. Michaels...
Civil War Hospital, 1863, Brattleboro, Vermont Flying "A" Gas Station On Canal Street At Washington August 2, 1956 Brattleboro Family, Circa 1900 Railroad Ticket Office, 1925, David Carey, Agent Connecticut River Brownie Troop 54, Crowell Park, 1962 Asahel Clapp House In 1960 Boston & Maine Engine No. 6018 Thursday, August 25, 1938 Home For The Aged Town Hall, Opera House Boston & Maine Railroad Bridge Snowflake Corn Canning Factory,...
Dr. Charles Chapin's House Vermont Wheel Club, Elliot Street, Rooftop Garden 1910 Willis Bemis Express Office, Corner High Street And Main Dr. Orrin R. Post's Carriage Road At Left Joseph Clark's Drug Store Sign With Mortar And Pestle Brattleboro Memorial Hospital John Birge's Cupola Building Or The Yellow Building Originally Anthony Van Doorn's Warehouse, Operated By S. Gates & Co. In 1853 Nathaniel Woodcock House At Right Engraving On...
The automobile in these post cards is a 32 horse power gasoline touring car made by the Grout Brothers Automobile Company in Orange, Massachusetts. The license plate is 716 VT. This vehicle was owned by Arthur B. Clapp in September 1909, before he bought his Cadillac by July 1911. Clapp conducted a watchmaking and jewelry company on Main Street. John Douglas Woodward, 1872, Whetstone Brook Merchant's "Shinplaster" Scrip In...
Little River Bridge Highland Park James Fisk Monument Thomas Pharmacy, Brooks House Wood Road, Morningside Wells Fountain Charles Albert Hubbard, Asylum Autograph Book Entry By F. N. Harlan, September 4, 1878 Quoting Shakespeare's Hamlet Main Street, Valley Fair Union Station Creamery Bridge In Autumn Sunset Park Street James Fisk Clark Street, Canal Street School, Wickopee Hill In Distance Wells Fountain Girl Pulling At Long White Cotton Glove The Hunt...
Soda Fountain, Island Park Pavilion Hires Root Beer James Fisk, Jr. Monument Carlos W. Nichols, Photographer Red Cross, World War I, Rolling Bandages Richards Bradley Farm, View South Towards Brattleboro Village Birthday Party About 1910 The Thomas Pharmacy 1929 West River Bridge In Winter Connecticut River Toll Bridge Cameo Bracelet By William Morris Hunt, About 1840 Gift For Jane Maria Hunt Richard, William Morris, Leavitt, John Hunt, Her Brothers...
Junction Of High Street And Green Street View From Mt. Wantastiquet 1908 Revere House In 1876 Henry C. Nash, Proprietor Valley Fair Grounds From Present Atwood Street Mansion Built By J. Harry Estey In 1895 Removing The Blake Elm 1869 Blake Block Fire Stereoscope By Delano Dana Dunklee, Called D. D. Dunklee Centre Congregational Church In 1907 Weathervane At North By Northwest Carl F. Cain, Tailor Shop Signs Main...
Mary Elizabeth "Lissie" Bennett West Brattleboro Cemetery Mary Elizabeth wife of E. P. Gillet Born March 4, 1830 Died March 22, 1856 Aged 26 The marvel of thy beauty cannot dim The sweetness of thy flesh will not fade Youth give not all the glory of thine eye ____ ___ ___ and death be nevermore ___ to my soul the ___ ___ charmed And life and death are glorified...
Twelve Fifty-Five In The Afternoon Island Park Pavilion Centre Congregational Church, Asahel Clapp House, Town Hall Twelve Fifteen O'Clock West River Road In 1911 Henry A. Willard Trade Card 1879 Theodore Roosevelt In Brattleboro, September 1, 1902 Asylum Street, Summer Day Valley Fair Day St. Michael's Episcopal Church Vernon Road Covered Bridge Near Broad Brook Road Maid School Graduation Little River Bridge In 1945 Little River Bridge Little River...
Edward Crosby's Flour Mill In Summer 1857 New Connecticut River Bridge Partly Built Robert Pender's Fort On Wantastiquet Peak Photograph By David A. Henry Jonathan Alonzo Church Residence In 1876 J. B. Beers Atlas Now The Green Street School Lot Green Street West River Bridge Holton Memorial Home For The Aged After The April 1869 Flood Croquet Game Revere House After March 1877 Fire Elihu Hotchkiss - Thomas Judge...
Presbrey-Leland Granite Suspension Bridge (Three Hundred Feet North From Present Bridge) Upper Dummerston Road, West River Road In 1905 Cold Spring Pump House Horse Auction, After 1884 Isaac N. Thorn's Mortar And Pestle Drugs Sign At Corner Brattleboro Free Library, 1905 Benjamin Crown's Main Street Photograph Series, Spring 1918 Frederick W. Kuech & Co., Ernest E. Perry & Co. F. W. Woolworth & Co., Huntress-Adams & Co. Milk Wagon...
Temporary Ferry With Cable By Steel Truss Bridge Suspension Bridge, New Hampshire House In 1907 Army Corps Of Engineers, 1830, C. Barnard's Map For Proposed Canal Anthony Van Doorn Building, American House, Old Fessenden Bookstore Covered Bridge For The Locomotive Engines Upper Forest Street Photograph 1911 By Porter C. Thayer Used By Permission From Porter Thayer Collection - University Of Vermont Western Avenue, Near Allerton July 21, 1958 Wesselhoeft...
Woolen Mill Built In 1847 Elliot, Union, Williams, Flat, Birge Streets Former Civil War Pest House In Foreground Used As Bleachery Connecticut River Bridge In May 1902 Large Pines In Prospect Hill Cemetery Loggers' Camp On The Island About 1907 Tents, Fire Smoke View From The Bridge Depot Street On The Connecticut River 1921 Two Rowboats Moored At Railed Dock Benjamin A. Crown Photograph Depot Street About 1913 Granite...
Carriage Ride To Hinsdale In 1894 Covered Bridge, Toll House, Island Road St. Michael's Episcopal Church On Main Street In 1924 Wells Memorial Fountain In 1905 Crowell Park, View Toward Elliot Street, Canal Street Distant Caleb L. Howe & Son 1884 St. Michael's Episcopal Church On Former Main Street Site 1905 Linden Street Elliot Street, North Side Caleb L. Howe & Sons Photograph After 1878 A. B. Clapp &...
Adjusting The Off Wheel Main Street In Front Of Frank Harris House Larkin G. Mead's House, Center Night In Main Street 1928 Centre Congregational Church Estey Organ Dedication Sunday, September 11, 1927 Memorial Day Parade, May 30, 1891, Arrival At The Town Hall Forty-Three Star Flags, Estey Guard Detachment Presenting Arms "The heavy rain of Friday had brightened the foliage and grass, making everything fresh and beautiful, and though...
Connecticut River Flood, Crested On Monday, May 1, 1854 Hines, Newman & Company Steam Mill And Machine Shop Old Vernon Road, First Railroad Passenger Station Photograph Most Likely By John L. Lovell Ferdinand Tyler's Foundry In April 1869 Formerly Hines, Newman & Hunt Machine Shop In 1852 Sign Over The Door Says Black - Smith John Putnam's Island Toll House In Distance Photograph Probably By David A. Henry Granite...
Jacob Cartledge September 5, 1908 Town's Ex-Slave In Need Of Funds Efforts to Secure More Pension for "Jake" Cartlidge __________ Born in Slavery, Sold on the Block, Beaten by Cruel Taskmasters-- Served in Pennsylvania Regiment. Efforts are being made in behalf of "Jake" Cartlidge, Brattleboro's only living ex-slave, that he may secure an increase in pension under a recent act of Congress. As Mr. Cartlidge does not know his...
Albert McClure, Bill Johnson, John E. Gale Daguerreotype By Caleb Lysander Howe 1857 Photographed By Hayes Bigelow Guilford Boys Armed For Adventurous Trip In 1857 Early in October, 1857, three Guilford lads resolved to seek the golden mountains and valleys of California, in search of wealth, adventure, and such incidental excitement and experiences as the great western El Dorado afforded. They were Bill Johnson, about 22, son of Hiram;...
Self Portrait In Connecticut An American Impressionist painter, Lucy Hariot Booth studied at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and at the Art Students League of New York City with Carroll Beckwith and Willard Metcalf. By January 1893 Lucy Booth was also working with J. Alden Weir at the League and visiting with him in Branchville, Connecticut, developing a friendship with this leading Impressionist and his wife Ella. Through this...
Death Of W. H. Alexander. A Remarkable Character -- Model for the Statue of Ethan Allen Whom He Much Resembled in Mind and Make up. Willard H. Alexander, who has for two years past evidently been nearing his end, died early Tuesday morning at his Canal street home. But the remarkable mind which has always been his remained clear and active and prolific of epigrams almost to the last....
A Tribute in Memory of Annie L. Grout A Tribute in Memory of Miss Annie L. Grout Daughter of The Rev. Lewis and Mrs. L. B. Grout, of West Brattleboro, Vermont. From Her Father. Printed for Her Friends. Brattleboro, Vermont, 1901 Press of E. L. Hildreth & Co. Brattleboro, Vt. - - "The suddenest and the heaviest grief which can come to us in life is not sent to...
With slender, bent form and shuffling, dragging step -- the motion of his body like that of a ship in a high sea, and apparently as insensible to surroundings, -- this queer specimen of humanity was for many years almost daily seen in our streets, to as late a period as 1869. He was peaceable and inoffensive under great provocations; but when he heard from a crowd of school...
This is the first of a five-part series about the contribution of blacks to the history of Brattleboro. The series, written by local historian Anne Dempsey, is offered in observance of Black History Month. By Anne Dempsey Special to the Reformer Benjamin Wheaton: Town's First Black Landowner Even before George Washington became the first President, blacks lived as free people in Vermont, where slavery was prohibited in the state's...
Nathan B. Williston's House Drawn By Henry E. Brewster On Tuesday, April 30th, 1850 One Door North Of The Williston Stone Building Main Street, East Side, Looking North-West _____________________________________________________________________________ Saturday, June 14th, 1851. I have resolved to keep a Journal of passing events, partly for my own occupation and amusement, but more particularly to have some record to look back upon, if I live to grow up to manhood,...
Recollections of Boyhood Life in Brattleboro Fifty Years Ago. Editor of The Phoenix:---Your article on "the old violin maker" and "Brattleboro 50 years ago" remind me very pleasantly of part of my boy life spent in Brattleboro about that time. I well remember the old windlass at the foot of "the island," used to pull boats up through the "tunnel," as the narrow part of the river was then...
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