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Hagerstown Public Square, 1905


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A busy day in the Public Square in Hagerstown. There are four trolleys. The trolley car on the left is an interurban, having come from Williamsport. The car in front of it is a city car. There are two cars that have arrived in the square from North Potomac Street (based on the angle of their trolley pole). The sign outside Central Drug Co. reads "These cars for the Fair Grounds. 5 cents". Presumably the Great Hagerstown Fair was taking place. The route to the fairground was probably South Potomac, east on Antietam, and north on Mulberry, on the Loop.

One wonders what was attracting the interest of the men, and one boy, in the left lower corner.




ID:
wcfp006

Creator:
Arthur Dornblaser

Rights:
Ann Newman & Suzanne Bucci

Date:
1905

Collection Location:
Perkiomenville, PA

Subject:
Washington County (Md.), History, Pictorial works; Hagerstown (Md.), History, Pictorial works, 1905-1906

Coverage:
Washington County, Md., 1905

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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