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Gregory Store, Princeton, MA -interior, c!950
TitleGregory Store, Princeton, MA -interior, c!950
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/princeton/24.jpg
SubjectStores, Retail--Massachusetts--Princeton; General stores--Massachusetts--Princeton; D.H. Gregory's & Co.;
DescriptionA photograph of the interior of the D.H. Gregory & Co. Store and the proprietor, Malcom Chase, in Princeton, Massachusetts, during the1950s. D.H. Gregory & Co. Store was established in the 1840s when the town's population was around 1, 400. Originally, goods for the store were pulled by a team of 6 horses from Boston through Worcester. Straw hats, made by local women in their homes, were sent back as return goods. In the 1860's Princeton became a popular summer resort town and the store flourished. Over the years, the D.H. Gregory Store housed more than just merchandise, and had a dining room and kitchen, and a mail and telephone office. The store finally closed in the 1970's.
CreatorHutchins Photography, Inc.
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
Date1950-1960?
TypeImage
Formatimage/jpg
IdentifierPHS-2007-09-7-001
Languageen-US
RelationIs part of the collection of the Princeton Historical Society, http://www.princetonmahistory.org housed in the Princeton Public Library, http://www.princetonpubliclibrary.org Goodnow Memorial Building, Princeton, Massachusetts.
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