Saturday, July 31, 2010

"Opposite Hobart House": Two Views

I have not been able to find an image of the Lee & Bruce plumbing shop, but according to their ads it was opposite the Hobart House. Here are a couple of slightly earlier views of that part of Main Street. The Hobart House is in the foreground on the right (the three-storied building with the big porch).

Circa 1905:

(Click on images to enlarge. Both images courtesy of the Hobart Historical Society.)

The October 1913 announcement of their move described their new location as "the Black building, which has been used as a pool room," so that building on the left with the "Pocket Billiards" sign might possibly be their future quarters.

And circa 1910:


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