Featured Cool Real Photo Postcard - Fredericktown, Ohio Main Street Scene

Discussion in 'Ephemera and Photographs' started by Joe2007, Jan 16, 2021.

  1. Joe2007

    Joe2007 Collector

    Hello Folks,

    I recently purchased this RPPC from an antique mall dealer and really love the scene and all of the detail it encompasses. It has a 1909 postmark and was sent to Lexington, Ohio from Fredericktown, Ohio. A few of the handsome buildings shown in this card are still standing in the towns central business district but the majority are gone along with the water tower dominating the background.

    Fredericktown, Ohio - Wikipedia

    Just thought I would share this find!

    Joe
    postcard fredericktown ohio main street.jpg
     
  2. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

    Cool find Joe! Do you live near there?
     
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  3. Joe2007

    Joe2007 Collector

    Few hours away currently but grew up about half an hour away.
     
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  4. sabre123

    sabre123 Well-Known Member

    Sweet! I love old photos like this. "Hardware Drugs." The precursor to the modern day mega-drugstores...just that the hardware was much better.

    I bet the drugs were better, too!
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2021
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  5. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Maaaan, look at that line-up of telephone poles!!!! Or just electricity poles....whichever!!! GREAT Photo!!:)
     
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