— The Museum in the Streets —When James Langworthy built this Federal style structure in 1835, Market Street, which the building faces, was little more than a cow path leading to a watering hole. But as both a home and store, it was one of more than thirty businesses in Belfast in the 1830s and over the years has housed a variety of commercial establishments and residential apartments (photo c. 1920). In 1975 the building was acquired by the Belfast Historical Society and is now home to the Belfast Museum. The Museum, which is open to the public during the summer months, is committed to the collection, conservation, and preservation of artifacts and archival materials relevant to Belfast history.
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|Placed By||The Belfast Historical Society and Museum, Inc., The City of Belfast, and the Belfast Community|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 10:10pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 499322 N 4919204|
|Decimal Degrees||44.42613333, -69.00851667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 25.568', W 69° 0.511'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 25' 34.08" N, 69° 0' 30.66" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10 Market St, Belfast ME 04915, US|
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