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Poston Block, 126-130 Public Square, Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN



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Item Title


Location
126-130 Public Square, Clarksville, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-35
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-51).
Building/structure dates: 1843 initial construction
Significance: This block of three buildings is the oldest complex used for business purposes in Montgomery County, Tennessee. They bear a remarkable resemblance to Philadelphia stores of the same period, possibly due to the Philadelphia business connections of the merchant for whom they were built.

Related Names
Poston, John H.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer November, 1971 EAST (FRONT) ELEVATION FROM SOUTHEAST.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer November, 1971 GENERAL VIEW FROM NORTHEAST.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer November, 1971 NORTH END SHOWING PAINTED SIGN.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer November, 1971 NORTHWEST ROOM, SECOND FLOOR.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer November, 1971 FIREPLACE ON SOUTH WALL OF SOUTHWEST ROOM, SECOND FLOOR.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Courtesy of Tennessee Historical Commission, Nashville, Photocopy of July 1977 Photograph, EAST (FRONT) ELEVATION FROM NORTHEAST.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey, Courtesy of Tennessee Historical Commission, Nashville, Photocopy of July 1977 Photograph, NORTH (SIDE) ELEVATION FROM NORTHEAST, SHOWING PAINTED SIGN.
8. Historic American Buildings Survey, Courtesy of Tennessee Historical Commission, Nashville, Photocopy of July 1977 Photograph, WEST (REAR) ELEVATION AND SOUTH (SIDE) ELEVATION.
9. Historic American Buildings Survey, Courtesy of Tennessee Historical Commission, Nashville, Photocopy of July 1977 Photograph, EAST (FRONT) ELEVATION AND SOUTH (SIDE) ELEVATION.


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