1910 Barker Block Fire Sepia Souvenir Postcard

Title

1910 Barker Block Fire Sepia Souvenir Postcard

Description

A Barker Block sepia souvenir postcard depicting the fire at the Barker Block at Main and Central Streets. The wreckage in the foreground is enormous. The businesses lining Main Street can be seen in the background with dozens of people in front of them looking at the damage. The trees lining Main Street have no leaves confirming the January date. The First Congregational Church stands in the background, right undamaged. The 1910 fire destroyed the Barker Block as well as the adjoining E. T. Wilson Block. The W.F. Thayer block was also severely damaged.

Size 3.5" x 5.5"

FHS-Kyle Leach

Date

Circa 1910

Date Created

Circa 1920

Files

1910 Barker Block Fire Sepia Souvenir Postcard.jpg

Citation

“1910 Barker Block Fire Sepia Souvenir Postcard,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed June 21, 2024, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/498.