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Cor. Bank & Church St. in Aug 2013,
courtesy Google Street View
Dr. Marshall's office might have been nearby.
|This colorized post card shows typical Victorian garden landscaping, somewhat overgrown.|
|Google Street View in 2011 captures|
Asylum St. in Hartford near what I
speculate might have been the location of
Abraham Cadden Clothing
Wikipedia has additional information on his career. A street in New London is named after him.
The New York Times reported (Sept. 19,1883, p.5) that the 1883 Connecticut State Fair had begun on the 18th with a parade "headed by 120 yoke of oxen gayly decorated with ribbons and bunting."
Otherwise, the highlight of the affair was expected to be Gov. Waller's speech on the 19th.
Edga F. Burnham of Willimantic (b.27 Aug 1849) came to Hartford as a clerk for James Gemmill, with whom he formed a partnership in April of 1871. (Info from Commemorative Biographical Record of Hartford County, Connecticut....v.1 edited by J.H. Beers & Co. via Google Books) They were quite proud of their new building, erected in 1882.
An ad from the Trinity Ivy for 1896 (p. 212 via Google Books) gives an idea of the services rendered by the store and reveals the address of their new building:
In 2011, no. 66 Asylum St. appears on Google Street View as a parking lot.
Some of the pictures above illustrate hair styles of the late 19th century. Here are some more:
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