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Name Congregational Church
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Image of L1990.0110.A.0012 - Postcard

L1990.0110.A.0012 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Depot/Veteran's Square. Pleasant Street is in the foreground and proceeds across the picture from left to right. It intersects with Beacon Street in the middleground, which proceeds into the background. In the background Beacon Street intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right and Church Street which proceeds into the far background. In the foreground on the far right is a grassy area with plants and rocks. In the middleground on the far left is the Laconia Passenger Depot with its covered entrance/drive up area on the front

Image of L1990.0116.I.0027 - Postcard

L1990.0116.I.0027 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia around 1908. In the foreground is a dirt covered Depot/Veteran's Square. Pleasant Street is in the foreground and proceeds across the picture from left to right. It intersects with Beacon Street in the middleground, which proceeds into the background. In the background Beacon Street intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right and Church Street which proceeds into the far background. In the foreground to the right of center is a grassy area. In the middleground on the far left is the Laconia Passenger Depot with its covered entrance/drive up area on the front facing Beacon Street. In th

Image of L1990.0116.K.0088 - Postcard

L1990.0116.K.0088 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Depot/Veteran's Square. Pleasant Street is in the foreground and proceeds across the picture from left to right. It intersects with Beacon Street in the middleground, which proceeds into the background. In the background Beacon Street intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right and Church Street which proceeds into the far background. In the foreground on the far right is a grassy area with plants and rocks. In the middleground on the far left is the Laconia Passenger Depot with its covered entrance/drive up area on the front

Image of L1990.0116.K.0121 - Postcard

L1990.0116.K.0121 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Depot/Veteran's Square. Pleasant Street is in the foreground and proceeds across the picture from left to right. It intersects with Beacon Street in the middleground, which proceeds into the background. In the background Beacon Street intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right and Church Street which proceeds into the far background. In the middleground on the far left is the Laconia Passenger Depot with its covered entrance/drive up area on the front facing Beacon Street. The depot has a covered waiting/parking area on the side .

Image of L1990.0116.U.0006 - Calendar

L1990.0116.U.0006 - Calendar

This is a brown colored calendar from the year 1905 and contains a black and white photograph on it of the Reverend Richard L. Swain who was at the Congregational Church located in Laconia, from 1901-1911. The base of the calendar is brown mat board with printing on the front stating : " The New Fireplace, Made with hands ..." and " To make something useful with one's own hands begets a satisfaction which amounts to fellowship with God and all his nobleman who DO things, Richard LaRue Swain". At the bottom of the calendar are attached with clasps, small paper pages depicting each month of 1905, with printing stating each month and the date 1905. On the top portion of the calendar is a ph

Image of L1994.0009.J.0003 - Booklet

L1994.0009.J.0003 - Booklet

This is a booklet/Laconia & Lake Village Business Directory from the late 1800s. The cover is a pale orange color. Printed on the front cover is : "Dan P. Donovan (The S.B. Smith Store) Opposite P.O. , Laconia, N.H./Largest Stock/Lowest Prices A Pick Up You can pick up lots of bargains if you read Donovan's advertisement and visit his store... Dan P. Donovan. " Also printed on the bottom of the front cover is : " Lewis, Vaughan & Co., Printers" Inside on the back side of the front cover is printed : " Do You Know that the Most Reliable Place to Buy your clothing is at...Lougee's. The Leading s Just as Represented. The Leading Styles at Bed Rock Prices. All Goods Guaranteed

Image of L1994.0009.J.0010 - Program

L1994.0009.J.0010 - Program

This is a one sheet program for an organ recital at the Congregational Church located on Pleasant Street in Laconia on a November 17th @ 8 p.m. in the early 1900s. On the program is printed : "Organ Recital by Alexander R. Lamb Asssisted by Mrs. John E. St. Clair, Violinist Mrs. Alice Whitehead, Vocalist Mr. John E. St. Clair, Clarinet Congregational Church, Laconia, N.H. Wednesday, Nov. 17th @ 8 P.M. Programme: Concert Rondo- Hollins The Cadinette Shepard Song-Jores From the Land of teh Sky-blue Water- Cadman Mr. Lamb Violin Solo/Parsifal-Paraphrase-Wilhelmj Mrs. St. Clair Contralto Solo, Beloved, It is Morn- Aylwar

Image of L1990.0121.A.0119 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0121.A.0119 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts houses along Parker Place in Laconia in the winter of 1955. In the foreground is Parker Place proceeding from the far left foreground into the center background. There is snow on the street and snowbanks along both sides of the street. There is a sidewalk bordering the street leading from the center foreground into the center background. There is a utility pole beside the sidewalk in the center background. In the middleground on the far right is a shingled house with a dormer on the upper level. There are bushes in front of the house as well as the main entrance. In the middleground on the far left is part of a picket fence and additional houses alo

Image of L1990.0008.A.0029(5) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0029(5) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts Veteran's Square, also known as Depot Square, in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground on the far left is the Laconia Passenger Depot/Railroad Station. In the foreground on the far right is a two and a half story house. There is also a streetlight on the far right hanging out over Beacon Street. In the center middleground is a one story building. There are several large trees in the center middleground near this building. In the center background is the Old North Congregational Church. Farther in the background on the left is the Laconia Tavern. There are utility poles and lines along Beacon Street. On the back is written " Depot Square " and

Image of L1990.0008.A.0029(6) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0029(6) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts buildings, church, in Veteran's Square, also known as Depot Square, in Laconia in August of 1964. In the foreground on the far right is the brick freight depot which was built on the site of the first passenger depot station. In the center foreground is Pleasant Street which proceeds into the background . Pleasant Street intersects with Veteran's Street/Veteran's Square on the left. There are several automobiles parked along Pleasant Street. There are also cars, and one truck in the center middleground with a sign on the side stating "Tempo______", proceeding down Pleasant Street and Beacon Street. In the center of Pleasant Street in the foreground

Image of L1990.0009.H.0033 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.H.0033 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Gale Memorial Library, also known as the Laconia Public Library and the Old North Congregational Church located in Veteran's Square , also known as Depot Square, in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is North Main Street. Beyond North Main Street on the left is the Gale Memorial Library also known as the Laconia Public Library. The library, built of granite, has two towers on the front facing the street. There is a utility pole in front of the library. On the right is the Old North Congregational Church before it moved to Beacon Street in 1903. The church has a steeple on the front with a clock in it. In the background are low hills.

Image of L1990.0009.G.0095 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.G.0095 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the stone Congregational Church located in Veteran's Square in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Pleasant Street which proceeds from the far left foreground into the far right middleground. Pleasant Street intersects with Veteran's Street/Veteran's Square on the left. There is a fire hydrant in the foreground on the far right. There are utility poles along Pleasant Street. In the center middleground is the stone Congregational Church. The church is built of stone and has a large square tower on the right side. The top of the tower has has a cross on a pole in the center. There are also large decorative windows on each si

Image of L1990.0009.J.0029 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.J.0029 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Reverand Richard L. Swain, also known as Dr. Richard L. Swain, who resided over the Congregational Church in Laconia from 1901 to 1911. In the center is the Reverand Richard L. Swain, also known as Dr. Richard L. Swain who resided over the Congregational Church in Laconia from 1901 to 1911. He is facing to the right and is wearing a decorated robe, shirt, tie and is holding a book in his hands. He is also wearing glasses. On the back is written : " Dr. Richard L. Swain, Rector: Congregational Church 1901 to 1911."

L1990.0110.F.0003 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Moulton House located on North Main Street in Laconia, in 1880. In the foreground is a dirt covered North Main Street with a sidewalk bordering it on both sides. There is a large tree in the foreground beside the sidewalk on the far left. In the center right is a horse drawn carriage with two people sitting in it. In the middleground on the far right is the edge of the Old North Congregational Church with arched windows on the front. To the left of the church is the start of a long decorative wooden fence bordering the propoerty surrounding the John C. Moulton House. The large house sits in the center middleground and has a covered entrance on th

Image of L1990.0009.N.0107 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.N.0107 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts Veteran's Square, also known as Depot Square, in Laconia in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Beacon Street and Depot Square. There is a flagpole in the middleground on the left. On the far left in the middleground is the Laconia Passenger Depot. The depot has an overhang on the right. In the middleground on the far right is a two and a half story house with an entrance on the front and windows on each level. Behind this is the Old North Congregational Church with a clock in the steeple. In the center background is the Gale Memorial Library also known as the Laconia Public Library. There are houses and trees in the far back

Image of L1990.0009.N.0129 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.N.0129 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a marching band proceeding down Veterans Avenue in Laconia. In the foreground on the far right is the top of a man standing on the side of the street wearing a hat. In the foregournd on the far right is a band member dressed in a uniform consisting of white pants, jacket and hat , holding a baton, leading the band. There are several members of the band marching behind him leading into the background. All are dressed in uniforms consisting of long, dark jackets, dark pants and hats. All are playing musical instruments. On the far left proceeding into the background along Veterans Avenue are people, men, women and children standing on the side of the s

L1990.0110.0007 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the ruins of the Masonic Temple Building in Laconia on Main Street, after a fire and explosion on December 6, 1902. In the foreground is Main Street with a sidewalk bordering it as well as utility poles and lines. There is rubble and debris all along the sidewalk. There is a man on the right walking on the sidewalk carrying a ladder. In the foreground on the far left is part of a sign stating "_____pher" (photographer ?). On the far right is a house with a picket fence in front of it and snow covered bushes and lawn.To the left of the house are the remains of the D.K. Marsh Livery Stable Building with a sign out front stating " D.K. Marsh & Co. Li

L1990.0110.F.0046 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Masonic Temple Building and D.K. Marsh & Company Livery Stable Building on Main Street in Laconia around 1900. In the foreground is a dirt covered Main Street. There is a horse drawn wagon in the center parked along Main Street. There are utility poles along both sides of Main Street. There are people walking along the sidewalk. In the foreground on the right is the D.K.Marsh & Company Livery Stable Building with a sign above the entrance stating " D.K. Marsh & Co. Livery Stable, Hack and Boarding, Transient and Sale, D.K. Marsh & Co., Wood, Coal and _____" In the center middleground is the Masonic Temple Building which housed the Laconia Hardwar

L1990.0110.F.0046-1 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Masonic Temple Building and D.K. Marsh & Company Livery Stable Building on Main Street in Laconia around 1900. In the foreground is a dirt covered Main Street. There is a horse drawn wagon in the center parked along Main Street. There are utility poles along both sides of Main Street. There are people walking along the sidewalk. In the foreground on the right is the D.K.Marsh & Company Livery Stable Building with a sign above the entrance stating " D.K. Marsh & Co. Livery Stable, Hack and Boarding, Transient and Sale, D.K. Marsh & Co., Wood, Coal and _____" In the center middleground is the Masonic Temple Building which housed the Laconia Hardwar

Image of L1990.0110.F.0059 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0110.F.0059 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Old North Congregational Church in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is land with trees on the far right and far left. In the center middleground is the Old North Congregational Church. The church has a main double door entrance on the front. There are arched windows on each side of the doors. The church has a tall steeple with a clock in its upper section.There are utility poles in front of the church and on the right side of the church. In the background are low hills and trees. On the back is written " Foss Slide #" and "Old Congregational Church moved to Veteran's Square now Christian Church" as well as "Foss Collection".