|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
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".
|Place||Union Avenue, Lakeport|
|Related Publications||"Lakeport", Images of America Series, by Warren Huse, page 25.|
|Repository||From the collections of Laconia Public Library|
Lake Village Square
Union Avenue Baptist Church
Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad
Dr. Hodgdon House
Elm Street (Lakeport)
Doors & doorways
Religious architectural elements
Railroad shops & yards