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Home Improvement: 1894

Home Improvement: 1894

St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1894. "St. George Street." Trading in paint, window glass and wallpaper for the old houses in the nation's oldest city. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

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My sister lived over the top of an ice cream shop on St. George Street for many years. She would walk to her job each day and shortly before early-onset dementia took her, she would refer to those years as some of the happiest of her life.

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"Birds for Sale" - Pets or groceries?

Clever Improvements Since

Still looks pretty close to this except now it's paved and they sell a lot of craft beers (good ones, too).

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