1983 Bartlett Village,
foreground, Bartlett Hotel left side
Ed Pettengill: "I found this on the internet...it said Bartlett NH Aerial photo circa 1983...based on the new wing on the school, and the school bus parked by the garage, that's accurate within a year. The new wing was built around 1980 - I was in eighth grade when they were building it - so that's the oldest the picture could be. If anyone has pictures of Bartlett from either the Bear Notch overlooks, Attitash, or Cave Mountain or Hart's ledge, please post them. Those pictures of Bartlett from overhead are great".
Editors Note, I think this is a Roger Marcoux
Surely someone out there knows more about these old scenes than I do.
Any information you would like to share would be greatly appreciated and
will help make this web-site more interesting.
Tell me stuff, here
perhaps 1940 ish
This picture shows Mountain Home
owned it and operated a
large farm extending westward to Silver Springs, Eastward to about where
The Bartlett Inn is located today and Northward to the Saco River.
They catered to guests who wanted to stay on a working farm for the
This picture shows the Nutes standing in front of their farmhouse.
The notation on the back of the card is shown below.
Another early view of the River Street bridge
. Note the fence on
the right indicating cows or horses were kept there. The cave on
Cave Mountain is clearly visible.
River Street Bridge and Big Rock, 1920.
All these pictures are clickable for a larger view.
, probably about 1940. The trees along the right
side of the street after the crossing claimed their share of automobile
collisions by cars speeding around the S curve. More than one
local resident lost their lives to these trees.
This picture shows the old General Thermostat Corp Building
which was managed by a Mr Reingruber (I think). He lived on the
upper floor. It built Honeywell thermostats and probably employed
about 30 people.
The backside of this July 1957 card is addressed to Mr Russ
in Wilmerding Penn. and the writer is one Alan T. There is mention
Edaville Railroad and it sounds like Alan T was a scout looking
for old railroad equipment to buy. Not that it has any bearing,
but Wilmerding is home to the George Westinghouse Mansion. Click
picture for a size you can read.
Garland's Store, Barbershop
and Post Office
on Albany Ave. No Date was provided
but probably in the 1945-1955 range. Garlands was a drug store,
but also sold clothing, footwear and hardware.
CLICK FOR LARGE SIZE
This building is just across the tracks on the right...but it looks
nothing like this anymore.
Below is the G.K. Howard Hardware Store,
also on Albany Avenue. Later it was The Thermostat Factory. Going
up Albany Ave towards Bear Notch Road it was just across the tracks on
the left. Today there are some condo type units in the same spot.
There was a building just before the tracks on the left that housed
Wimpy Thurston's Grocery Store, later operated by the Jacobson's.
The building looked similar to the GK howard Store but without the
dormers. Today that site is an empty lot.
River Street Bridge
- Probably 1900. Click on the
picture to check out the two people on the bridge, one with a yellow
coat and top-hat. The other person looks to be wearing a red union
suit (underwear) and black boots.
Donna and George Chappee, Tinker Ainsworth, Jimmy
Clemons, with a not too happy looking deer.
This house is on River Street near the VFW hall. Photo Courtesy of
aureen Hussey also sent this photo of Paula Garland
Dalton. The house in the background is the Richard Nealley residence
on River Street. Unknown date.
lfred Mallett: In his later years he and wife Helen
operated Malletts Grocery Store in the center of Bartlett Village across the
street from The Congregationl Church. Mallett's also known as Donahue's
were 3 barns that were brought in in 1927 and cobbled together and opened as a store. They had three sons,
Dale, Allan and Ralph. Photo courtesy of
obb Farm Road - Bartlett - Looking East. In the
days when plowing was not a priority. House belonged to Jim Connors, the
next house would be Katherine Dorset.
Photo Courtesy Maureen Hussey
alph Mallett, May 1942:
Photo courtesy Scotty Mallett (his son)
This Photo at left is dated 1949 on the backside.
The Text reads:
"5 generations: Henry Abbott, Edward Abbott; Lillian Abbott Sanborn, Doris Sandra Chadbourne, Bonnie Chadbourne
All the postcards on this page were scanned from the Michael Bannon
collection. Be sure to thank Michael if you see him. If you have
any old cards of the upper village area that seem interesting, Michael is
always buying and this website is always scanning.