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Account Central Street Fire 1875 Farmington News, Page4, 1898-05-20.pdf
A 1898 account of the Central Street Fire in 1875 from the Farmington News, Page 4, May 20th 1898. The fire was swift and burned down many notable buildings including the Elm House hotel, the Thurston factory, Nat Roberts house, the J. F. Clesley…

1892 Account 1875 Fire Farmington News, Page3, 1892-02-12.pdf
An 1892 account of the great 1875 fire on Central Street in Farmington, as presented in the Farmington News, Page3, February 12, 1892. The fire was swift and burned down many notable building including the Elm House hotel, the Thurston factory, Nat…

Edith Skidds & Ruth Brown 1952 Town Hall.jpg
A 1952 photo published in the August 1986 edition of the Puddledock Press featuring Edith Skidds & Ruth Brown sitting in the Town Hall.


These photos are stored together. They are from different periods of time. Last pulled together for possible…

Hatties Place.jpg
Though Hatties's Place is now demolished, this is a promotional campaign from the Puddledock Press which has photos and an article covering history, the restoration of the building which was called the "Hattie White Estate" It also covers the…

First Place Team Perns Petroleum.jpg
500 Boys Club Article with pictures from the Puddledock Press of August 1986. The article contains three pictures; two are in the archive. The article contains the following information: 500 BOYS CLUB ENDS SEASON A short time ago, the 500 Boys Club…

Train Wreck Kills Farmington News, Page2, 1928-07-27.pdf
Farmington News article Boston & Maine detailing the wreck of the train carrying the Bernardi Carnival. The train wreck killed six and injured more. Farmington News page 2, July 27, 1928.

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Star Diner Demolished in Car Crash Farmington News, Page1, 1969-05-29.pdf
A Farmington News article, page 1, from the May 29th 1969 issue covering the car crash which demolished the Star Diner on South Main Street. Kiki and Nick Morris were the owners of the diner and the driver that caused the crash was Michael J.…

Mabel Amsden with a few Apple Head Dolls.jpg
From the July 1986 Puddledock article with the photo:"When she's not keeping us informed of Orchard Circle's happenings, Mabel Amsden is busy nonetheless. Mabel has been making apple head dolls for 2o years now. No two are alike and all are original…

JJ Poirier.jpg
July 1986 Puddledock photo of Memorial Drive Elementary 4th Grade field trip to Heritage, NH. J.J. Poirier is the student in the stocks. the photo had the caption, ".JJ. Poirier tries out new equipment bought by Memorial Drive faculty."

These…

Orrin J Wilson Hilltop Nursery.jpg
From the July 1986 Puddledock article with the photo: "Located at 113 North Main Street is the HILLTOP NURSERY, owned and operated by Orrin J. Wilson. Mr. Wilson has been in the Nursery business for 20 years. A native of Farmington, he resided in…
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