Deacon William Rhodes' Boot Shop
Union Street
c. 1800


SHOE-SHOP (C. 1800). This building 13 feet square originally stood on East Street near the present Freight Station was the first department store in the village. Later moved to the Rhoades Farm on Union Street, it became Deacon William Rhoades Shoe-shop.

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

 

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