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Catalog Number L2012.0037.0001
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content This colored postcard depicts the Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, also known as "The Little Church", located on Tower Street in The Weirs, in the early 1900s.

In the foreground is a grassy area with a dirt Tower Street beyond it proceeding from left to right. In the middleground, beyond Tower Street, are two large trees, the one in the center has a sign on it stating "_____ Garage ____". There is a dirt sidewalk/walkway beyond the trees running parallel to Tower Street. In the background on the left is the Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, also known as "The Little Church". The church has a covered entrance on the front left side and steps leading up to it. There are several small windows across the front and larger windows along the left side of the church. There is a large round window also on the front of the church facing Tower Street, above the smaller ones. On the right beside the church is a building which housed the Weirs Music Hall, with a covered porch on the front facing Tower Street, with steps leading up to it. The Music Hall is two and a half stories high with windows on each level. There are trees in front of the Music Hall. On the far right in the background is the edge of another house/cottage visible through the trees. In the far background are additional trees. On the front is printed " The Little Church, The Weirs, Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H." On the back is printed "Post Card " and "2590 Published by Atkinson News Co., Tilton, N.H., Made in the U.S.A.". There is also a one cent stamp on the back and a postmark stating " Laconia, N.H. Aug 21 8-AM, 1916". Also on the back is a hand written note addressed to Mrs. M. Lefar____, Pleasant St., Laconia, N.H."


Title "The Little Church, The Weirs, Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H."
Earliest Date 1900.0
Latest Date 1940.0
Related Publications "The Weirs", Images of America Series, by Warrenn Huse, Page 101.

Notation in "The Weirs", Images of America Series, by Warren Huse, page 101 states : " Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church and adjacent Music Hall on Tower Street."
Additional Information 0.0
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
Search Terms The Beacon Rooms
The Weirs
Tower Hill
Tower Street
Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church
The Little Church
Music Hall (Weirs)
Subjects 1900s
1910s
1920s
1930s
Buildings
Houses
Residences
Dwellings
Cottages
Porches
Steps
Streets
Roads
Dirt
Dirt roads
Sidewalks
Walkways
Architecture
Architectural elements
Architectural details
Architectural decorations & ornaments
Windows
Doors & doorways
Doorways
Entrances
Trees
Grass
Railings
Churches
Churchyards
Religion
Religious architectural elements
Religious buildings
Religious facilities
Signs
Advertising
Hills
Methodist churches
Methodist Episcopal churches
Music halls