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  • Collections: Ann Taber Collection
  • Decade: 1890-1899
  • Churchill House Ruins After Fire
        Originally the Fletcher House, this hotel was moved in 1887 about a block to be positioned between First and Waters Street (present location of City Hall) and turned facing away from the bay. It was officially reopened as the Churchill House on May 2, 1888. The Churchill House burned April ...
      Originally the Fletcher House, this hotel was moved in 1887 about a ...
  • Downtown Alpena
        Second Avenue looking north from Washington Avenue in Downtown Alpena. The small boy by the electric pole is said to be Fred Trelfa, who later became quite an Alpena historian and photographer. Masonic Block is on left, and the Second Avenue Bridge is far center.
      Second Avenue looking north from Washington Avenue in Downtown Alpena. The small ...
  • Lockwood School
        Lockwood School was built in the 1890s with three rooms being added in 1895. The upper story burned in 1918 and was not replaced. It was located on the southeast corner of of Fourth and Lewis Streets.
      Lockwood School was built in the 1890s with three rooms being added ...
  • Huron Beach Pavilion
        "During July, 1895. the Huron Beach recreation company was organized and the company purchased a tract of land on the eastern shore of Alpena Township, in section three. On February 26, 1896, Samuel Boggs took a contract to build a pavilion at Huron Beach. And on July 15, the Huron ...
      "During July, 1895. the Huron Beach recreation company was organized and the ...
  • C. Moench & Sons Company
        "Near the latter part of June, 1895, Moench & Sons commenced the work erecting their new tannery at Campbellville (11th Avenue near the Washington Park). The site was donated by the city of Alpena and cost $6,000. It occupied the ground where the Potter lumber mill stood. The buildings erected ...
      "Near the latter part of June, 1895, Moench & Sons commenced the ...
  • Sherman House
        The Sherman House hotel was located at 217 West Fletcher Street, half way between Commercial and Merchant Streets, opposite the railroad depot. It was built prior to 1883 and remained in business until about 1908. The proprietor, John D. McDonald, died in April 1907. The 1910 Sanborn Fire Insurance map ...
      The Sherman House hotel was located at 217 West Fletcher Street, half ...
  • Downtown Alpena
        Second Avenue looking west toward Chisholm Street and the Holmes Block.
      Second Avenue looking west toward Chisholm Street and the Holmes Block.
  • Cedar Yard
        Horse drawn wagon with crew in cedar yard in Alpena, Michigan.
      Horse drawn wagon with crew in cedar yard in Alpena, Michigan.
  • First Baptist Church
        "On the 25th of December, 1892, the Baptists dedicated their new brick church at the southeast corner of Third and Lockwood Streets. This church cost the Baptist Society $23,000." Above taken from "The Town That Wouldn't Die" by Robert Haltiner.
      "On the 25th of December, 1892, the Baptists dedicated their new brick ...
  • Alpena County Poor House
        The Alpena County House, also known as the Poor House, was built of brick in 1892 to replace the County Poor House that burned on July 28, 1891.
      The Alpena County House, also known as the Poor House, was built ...
  • Thunder Bay River Scene
        Ships in the Thunder Bay River below Second Avenue Bridge.
      Ships in the Thunder Bay River below Second Avenue Bridge.
  • Men with Horse Team
        Two men with a team of horses.
      Two men with a team of horses.
  • Couch and Horse Team
        Man driving a team of horses pulling a fancy couch.
      Man driving a team of horses pulling a fancy couch.
  • Alpena Fire Department Hose Wagon
        Alpena Fire Department hose cart being driven west on 10th Street at the intersection of Chisholm Street.
      Alpena Fire Department hose cart being driven west on 10th Street at ...
  • Man Driving Horse Cart
        Man driving horse on a stand-behind cart.
      Man driving horse on a stand-behind cart.
  • Horse Drawn "Big Wheels" for Moving Logs
        Horse pulling "big wheels" with log attached.
      Horse pulling "big wheels" with log attached.
  • Men, Boys, and Carriage in Front of Store
        Horse and cart in front of an Alpena store.
      Horse and cart in front of an Alpena store.
  • Parade in Downtown Alpena
        A parade on North Second Avenue between Chisholm and River Streets, just turning on to West River Street.
      A parade on North Second Avenue between Chisholm and River Streets, just ...
  • Downtown Alpena
        Parade on Dock Street (North Second Avenue). Photograph taken from the bridge. Bolton and McRae Store (left) is at the corner of Fletcher Street.
      Parade on Dock Street (North Second Avenue). Photograph taken from the bridge. ...
  • Downtown Alpena
        Chisholm Street looking northwest from Second Avenue. The original Owl Cafe is far left.
      Chisholm Street looking northwest from Second Avenue. The original Owl Cafe is ...
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