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West Street, prior to 1886 fire


Identifier: 00-2015-51-0

Content Description

West Street, prior to 1886 fire (2015-51-0) Photograph of West Street, Litchfield, Connecticut prior to the 1886 fire. Image shows The Mansion House, feed and Livery Stable, dry goods - carpets - crockery - hardware, Bishop Sedg, Litchfield Enquirer, W. R. Coe meat market, F. D. McNeil & Co., and the Congregational Church. There are three horse and wagons waiting in front of the buildings. One wagon has E. B. Peck printed on its side.


  • Creation: before 1886


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This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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1.00 Photographic Prints

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Source of Acquisition

Harmon Poole

Method of Acquisition


West Street before 1886

A large black & white photograph of the business bocks on West Street before the 1886 fire from the Mansion House to the Beach block. [i]Currently housed in Photograph Oversize box 8.[/i]

West Street before 1886 - Mansion House corner

Buildings at the corner of West & South Streets before the 1886 fire. Included are the Mansion House, Bishop's Store; McNeil & Hinsdale Store; Courthouse; Beckwith house and store; and Judd block.

Condition Description

Photograph is stable in an acid free folder. The photograph has been scanned and saved on the server.

West Street, prior to 1886 fire
Marcia J. Furman
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
860-567-3565 (Fax)