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Looking West & Main Street, 1883

 

Same Scene as above, but shows a little more on the right

 

  

East Side of Court House, from Main, 1883

 

This is one of the more remarkable postcard scenes we've ever seen.  Please note a man in
mid-air, who has apparently jumped from the building.  It's been suggested to us
that he may be on a wire strung between buildings.  Anybody know details??

 

Court Day?

Lower Main Street, c. 1910 Main Street,
from a Facebook posting
 by Robb Boswell

 

Farmers Convention, 1907 - my guess is it's a meeting of the American Society of Equity  More about the Society is here.

 

      
          

Main Street, looking East, Carrollton, Same Scenes, different decades
( a little more info on the card on the left is here )

 

Carrollton,Ky

Main Street, looking West, Carrollton
Same Scene, different decades

The two upper right images in the above sets are
Courtesy Kentucky Historical Society
Visit history.ky.gov regarding rights and reproduction.

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Two men shoot it out on Main Street in 1890 over alleged “criminal intimacy.”  Story is here.

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“A destructive fire occurred at Carrollton, Ky., Sunday.  One-half of the most valuable block of buildings in the centre of the town was destroyed.  The principal sufferers are Messrs. Thurman, Martin, Booker, and Hamilton & Smith.  The amount of the losses is not stated.” 
 New York Times, September 22, 1874

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May 12, 1906 View of Main Street

Carrollton Main Street Scene

  

Watermelon Man in Carrollton.
Best guess on who and where this is, is here.
Photo from the Mammoth Photo Studio
A. J. Hilton, Operator, Carrollton

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