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Name Concord Coach
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Image of L2012.0086.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0086.0001 - Booklet

This is a booklet advertising the Concord Group/Concord General Mutual Insurance Company, incorporating/utilizing the Concord Coach. On the front cover is printed "Concord Group's symbol of excellence". Inside on the first page is printed a brief history of the Concord Coach which was started by Wheelright Lewis Downing and a young coach builder, J. Stephen Abbott. They turned out the first Concord Coach in 1827. On page 2 is a continuation of the history of the Concord Coach including the fact that about 3,000 coaches were built in Concord during the coach era. The average cost was about $1,000 per vehicle. Notable was the fact that Wells Fargo & Compamny utilized the Concord Coache

Image of L2012.0087.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0087.0001 - Booklet

This booklet advertises the Concord Group Insurance Companies utilizing the Concord Stagecoach/Downing Coach #80. On the front cover is a sketch of a Concord Coach with lettering along the roof stating "Lake Village Stage Line". Also printed on the front cover is "The Story of a Concord Stagecoach, Downing Coach #80." Inside on the first page is printed a brief history of the Concord Coach entitled :"Downing Coach #80 : The Story of a Stagecoach". The Concord Coach was created by J. Stephen Abbott and Lewis Downing in Concord in the early 1800s. Also on page 1 isthe beginning of the paragraph entitled : "Lake Village Stageline" which describes how the Coach # 80 was built in 1850 for a

Image of L2012.0088.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0088.0001 - Booklet

This booklet advertises the Concord Coaches, published in 1988. On the front cover, page 1, is "Discovering Concord Coaches, New Hampshire" and the beginning of the history of them. Also on the front cover is printed "1988 by Discovering Published by Discovering Publications for The Concord Coach Society." Additionally on the front cover is a sketch of a Concord Coach. Inside on page 2 is the continuation of the history and two sketches of Concord Coaches with horses pulling them. Also on page 2 is the contact information for : Concord Coach Society 18 Park St. Concord, N.H. 03301 On page 3 is the continuation of the history including history of the Abbot Downing Company, Manufac

Image of L2012.0089.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0089.0001 - Booklet

This booklet is an informational brocure on the Concord Coaches, published by the New Hampshire historical Society in Concord, N.H. On the front cover is printed " Abbot-Downing & The Concord Coach", followed by a paragraph describing the Concord Coach located at the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord, N.H. Also on the front cover is a sketch of a Concord Coach. Inside on page 1 is printed "Stage Coaches" followed by a paragraph describing the creation of the Concord Coach. Also on the page is a painting depicting the shipment of thirty coaches by special train to Wells Fargo & Company in Omaha , Nebraska in 1868. They were used on stage lines connecting the eastern and western

Image of L2012.0090.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0090.0001 - Booklet

This is an informational booklet/brochure on the Concord Coach published by The Village Press in 1976. On the cover is printed "Concord Coach, Abbot-Downing, 1827-1900, Concord, New Hampshire". Also on the front cover is a picture of a commemorative decanter depicting the Concord Coach. On the bottom of the decanter is printed "The Concord Coach, Opened the West". Inside on the back of the front cover is a picture of Governor Meldrim Thomson Jr., getting a preview of the Concord Coach commemorative decanter with Chairman Costas S. Tentas of the State Liquor Commission. Below this is a copy of a letter to Honorable Costas S. Tentas from Governor Meldrim Thomson, dated October 22, 1976. At t

Image of L2012.0091.0001 - Print, Photographic

L2012.0091.0001 - Print, Photographic

This color photograph depicts a Concord Coach from the Lake Village Stageline. In the foreground is a grassy area with leaves in it and a wooden fence which proceeds from the far left to the far right foreground. Beyond the fence in the center middleground is a Concord Coach from the Lake Village Stageline. The coach is yellow with black trim. It has a small painting on the side door and decorative painting surrounding the lower part. There is a door on the side with windows to each side of it. Across the top, just below the roof, is lettering stating " Lake Village Stageline". The driver's seat is on the front which is on the far right side facing to the right. On the roof is a low meta

Image of L2012.0092.0001 - Print, Photographic

L2012.0092.0001 - Print, Photographic

This color photograph depicts a Concord Coach from the Lake Village Stageline. In the foreground is a grassy area. In the center middleground is a Concord Coach from the Lake Village Stageline. The coach is yellow with black trim. It has a small painting on the side door and decorative painting surrounding the lower part. There is a door on the side with windows to each side of it. Across the top, just below the roof, is lettering stating " Lake Village Stageline". The driver's seat is on the front which is on the far left side facing to the left. On the roof is a low metal barrier protecting the luggage from falling off. On the back of the coach is a small trunk and other luggage pieces.

Image of L2012.0093.0001 - Print, Photographic

L2012.0093.0001 - Print, Photographic

This color photograph depicts a Concord Coach. In the foreground is a man on the far left dressed in a shirt and pants and wearing glasses. He is looking up at a Concord Coach which is in the foreground up on a wooden trailor. The coach faces to the right with the driver's seat on the far right . Across the top, just below the roof is lettering on the coach stating "Bear Camp River House". In 1870 Leander D. Sinclair sold his horses and coaches, who in turn sold them to James H. Plummer of Gilford, N.H. Plummer had just purchased Banks Hotel and renamed it the Bearcamp River House. He later sold all but one Coach ( #80) and had it redecorated and named "Bearcamp River House". The coach was