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Historic Main Street: On-line Walking Tour



18.  401 East Main Street: Filling Station

This small cream brick filling station was constructed between 1912 and 1926. it is all that remains of a larger automobile sales and repair shop complex that belonged to Samuel Peterson, who was mayor of Stoughton from 1904 -1906. As with the Roe Building, this building represents a change in the local economy from wagon manufacturing to automobile sales and service beginning in the late 1910ís.


19.  421 East Main Street:  Hanson House

The Hanson House / Grand Hotel is a two story commercial vernacular building with Italianate details. It had a kitchen, bar-room, laundry and servantsí bedrooms in the basement, office, ladies parlor and twelve bedrooms on the street level, and twenty-seven bedrooms on the second floor. In 1893 the name was changed to the Grand Hotel.


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