Wharf Lane, circa 1905

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Title

Wharf Lane, circa 1905

Subject

Houses
Beaches
Lumber

Description

A pile of weathered boards lies on the rocky shore near present-day Wharf Lane. A small house stands in the background. In the late 19th and early 20th century, this was a popular spot for the annual Old Home Day clambake. The inscription on the back of the photograph is transcribed below.
House where they served clam bakes Wharf Lane Rocky Nook

Creator

Unknown photographer

Publisher

Kingston Public Library, Local History Rooom

Date Created

circa 1905

Contributor

Scanned by the Boston Public Library.

Is Part Of

Delano Photograph Collection IC-11

Format

Image/jpg

Identifier

hou-98-0002-de

Spatial Coverage

Rocky Nook
Kingston (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1900-1909

Original Format

Cyanotypes

Physical Dimensions

5 x 4 in.

Citation

Unknown photographer, “Wharf Lane, circa 1905,” Local History Collections from the Kingston Public Library, accessed February 6, 2023, https://kplma.org/om/items/show/2543.