Smith Drumhead Tannery
North Street
1860


DRUMHEAD TANNERY, NORTH STREET. Owned and operated by Whiting Smith. Here it is said, were made the finest drumheads used by the Union Army during the Civil War. The building was wrecked in the hurricane of 1938, and was taken down.

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

 

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