The Lehman Block

The Lehman Block (HM276R)

Location: Sharon Springs, NY 13459 Schoharie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 47.38', W 74° 37.316'

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Eugene Lehman made exquisite violins and stringed instruments in this building for forty-two years. He was also a professional violinist and orchestra leader during the 1920's and 1930's. In a Wurlitzer exhibition of 1942, Mr. Lehman's violins were selected as the best, an honor that placed his instruments in the Wurlitzer stores.
He operated a hardware store here as well, which had been started by his father. Born in 1886, Eugene Lehman died in 1974. The building has housed various businesses including an opera house, tinsmith, plumbing store, Speed Wash Laundromat, antiques, grocery, video rentals, cafés and gift shops.
In 1999, the building, owned by the Lehnert family who lived upstairs, was the center of activity for upstreet with the popular establishments of the Rockville Café, Baby Jane's and the Finishing Touch gift shops.
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HM NumberHM276R
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Sharon Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 530920 N 4737527
Decimal Degrees42.78966667, -74.62193333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.38', W 74° 37.316'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 22.8" N, 74° 37' 18.96" W
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Area Code(s)518
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 121-128 NY-10, Sharon Springs NY 13459, US
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