Title: 
King St., Chatham, Canada.
Year: 
1907
Publisher: 
Stedman Bros. Ltd.
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
No. 214
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 2
Notes: 
C. 1907; looking west down King Street West from just east of 6th Street; the Garner House (or Garner Hotel) is visible on the southwest corner (left side of the postcard); it was built between 1872 and 1880 and was owned by Judge John Garner; the hotel and its 100 rooms had recently been restored when, on December 18th, 1929, it burned to the ground following a grease fire in the kitchen; it was rebuilt and opened in 1931 as the William Pitt Hotel; in the distance (at the bend in the road, north side of the street) the Gordon Store is visible at 125 King Street; founded by William Gordon in 1884, the dry goods store was operative for over 40 years, closing shortly before the depression.
Subject(s): 
King Street (Chatham)
Sixth Street (Chatham)
Garner House Hotel (Chatham)
Hotels
Gordon Store (Chatham)
Commercial Buildings
Stores
Place(s): 
Chatham (Ontario)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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