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Catalog Number L1990.0110.A.0022-(3)
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description This black and white photograph depicts Lakeport Square, also known as Lake Village Square in Lakeport in the mid 1800s.

In the foreground is a dirt Union Avenue which proceeds from the lower right into the middle background. Elm Street intersects with Union Avenue on the far left and proceeds off to the left. In the foreground on the far right is a three story building with a covered porch on the side. Behind this is another three story building known as the Dr. Hodgdon House. There is a covered porch on the side of this one as well. Farther in the background beyond the Dr. Hodgdon House is the Union Avenue Baptist Church with a square belfrey on top. There are additional buildings, houses beyond this leading into the background. In the middleground on the far left on the other side of Union Avenue are the train sheds of the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad. There are railroad tracks of the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad beside the train sheds leading into the background. Written on the back is "Lakeport Square, 1861".
Earliest Date 1860
Latest Date 1870
Place Union Avenue, Lakeport
Related Publications "Lakeport", Images of America Series, by Warren Huse, page 25.
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
Search Terms Lakeport
Lakeport Square
Lake Village
Lake Village Square
Union Avenue
Union Avenue Baptist Church
Laconia
Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad
Dr. Hodgdon House
Elm Street (Lakeport)
Subjects 1860s
Buildings
Houses
Residences
Dwellings
Streets
Intersections
Dirt roads
Windows
Porches
Doors & doorways
Doorways
Entrances
Fences
Churches
Churchyards
Religion
Religious architectural elements
Religious buildings
Religious facilities
Belfreys
Picket fences
Chimneys
Rail transportation
Railroad depots
Railroad shops & yards
Railroad ties
Railroad tracks
Railroad travel
Railroad yards
Railroads
Train sheds
Transportation
Transportation facilities
Stone walls
Lumber