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HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #156

Tourists who complain about one-way traffic in the city’s downtown should see it back in 1958. This vintage photo shows two-way traffic on State Street with parking on both sides. A note on the photo reads: "Accidents are continually occurring that the police are not aware of … caused by motorists unknown who conveniently do not leave their calling card."

 

 

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Interesection of State and Pleasanst Streets, Portsmouth, NH, 1958 (c) Strawbery Banke Museum Archive

 Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
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1958 Portsmouth detail (c) Strawbery Banke Archive

 

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