New Powder House
Off Elm Street

POWDER HOUSE (1811). Built of brick 7-feet by 8 feet. It stood on a little hill off Elm Street, about where the Freight Station now stands. This was the second powder-house built by the town. The first stood on Powder House Hill. This 1811 powder-house was standing as late as 1840.

This sketch is from The Walpole 250th Anniversary Calendar and was done by H. S. Ross.


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