Litchfield photographs2, late 1880s
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Brief Description:

Two photographs of Litchfield (2013-128-0). One is the Alexander Catlin house at 258 North Street  that belonged to  Dr. Buel  in the blizzard of 1888. Large snow drifts and a few people are visible. The second is the lower part of the business blocks on West Street and West park on the Litchfield Green. This was taken prior to the 1888 fire. There is a building visible on the Park that may be a temporary building after the upper West Street businesses and court house were destroyed in a fire in 1886.

Both cabinet photographs measure 4 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches and have Benedict, Litchfield, Conn. on the back.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/2013-128-0
Volume: 2.0 Items
Acquired: 10/29/2013.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Acquisition Notes: Adam Langlands  Museum purchase
Other Formats: For more information please see
Related Materials: Litchfield Historical Society photograph collection.
PreferredCitation: Litchfield photographs2 (2013-128-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.