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Stone Ground at the Stone Store

Hanging out at the Stone Store in Portsmouth, NH / SeacoastNH.comStrawbery Banke Presents
HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #125

Despite extensive granite quarrying in New England, Portsmouth had few stone buildings. This rare example known as the "Stone Store" stood at the base of Market Street. Built in the 1830s, Around 1860 Joshua Brooks opened a grain and flour business here. The locally-milled grain business faded soon after its this 1894-era photo.


 

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Stone Store on Market St in Portsmouth, Nh / Strawbery Banke Archive

From HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH
Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
by James L. Garvin & Susan Grigg, Peter Randall Publisher
(c) Strawbery Banke Museum . All rights reserved

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Joshua Brooks and HA Yeaton & Sons, Portsmouth, NH detail / Strawbery Banke Archive

Two guys working at the Coal Store, Portsmouth, NH / Strawbery Banke Archive

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