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Name Main Street

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Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, early 1900s.  Post Office is on right, Esso sign on left, and several cars are along the street.  There appears to be snow on the ground.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, early 1900s. Post Office is on right, Esso sign on left, and several cars are along the street. There appears to be snow on the ground.

Main Street, Mount Airy, early 1900s. Post Office is on right, Esso sign on left, and several cars are along the street. There appears to be snow on the ground.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy in the Gay Nineties.  The street is filled with people who have gathered for a circus day.  Mount Airy Saloon is in the foreground, Blue Ridge Hotel occupies the opposite corner, and a number of people are standing on the second and third floor balconies of the building.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy in the Gay Nineties. The street is filled with people who have gathered for a circus day. Mount Airy Saloon is in the foreground, Blue Ridge Hotel occupies the opposite corner, and a number of people are standing on the second and third floor balconies of the building.

Main Street, Mount Airy in the Gay Nineties. The street is filled with people who have gathered for a circus day. Mount Airy Saloon is in the foreground, Blue Ridge Hotel occupies the opposite corner, and a number of people are standing on the second and third floor balconies of the building.

Image of G.C.I.A. Parade - G.C.I.A. Parade, Main Street, Mount Airy.  A small band leads a procession of marchers, onlookers standing along the side of the street.  Business buildings include Hardware and Groceries.

G.C.I.A. Parade - G.C.I.A. Parade, Main Street, Mount Airy. A small band leads a procession of marchers, onlookers standing along the side of the street. Business buildings include Hardware and Groceries.

G.C.I.A. Parade, Main Street, Mount Airy. A small band leads a procession of marchers, onlookers standing along the side of the street. Business buildings include Hardware and Groceries.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street Mount Airy, looking north.  The street is crowded with people, covered wagons, and numerous people are leaning out of second story windows.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street Mount Airy, looking north. The street is crowded with people, covered wagons, and numerous people are leaning out of second story windows.

Main Street Mount Airy, looking north. The street is crowded with people, covered wagons, and numerous people are leaning out of second story windows.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street, looking North with  Franklin Street on left.  Early 1900s.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street, looking North with Franklin Street on left. Early 1900s.

Mount Airy, Main Street, looking North with Franklin Street on left. Early 1900s.

Image of Paving Main Street - Paving Main Street, Mount Airy.  A number of men, some with shovels and other hand tools, with a large roller in the background.

Paving Main Street - Paving Main Street, Mount Airy. A number of men, some with shovels and other hand tools, with a large roller in the background.

Paving Main Street, Mount Airy. A number of men, some with shovels and other hand tools, with a large roller in the background.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street looking north, just north of Oak Street.  There are several men and boys, covered wagons, and a horse-drawn carriage.  A note on the back of the photo says, "Opera House on right."

Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street looking north, just north of Oak Street. There are several men and boys, covered wagons, and a horse-drawn carriage. A note on the back of the photo says, "Opera House on right."

Mount Airy, Main Street looking north, just north of Oak Street. There are several men and boys, covered wagons, and a horse-drawn carriage. A note on the back of the photo says, "Opera House on right."

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Franklin Street.  The street is crowded with people, whose attaire seems to date the period to early 1900s.  Jarvis Wholesale Groceries, Dry Goods & Notions is in the foreground.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Franklin Street. The street is crowded with people, whose attaire seems to date the period to early 1900s. Jarvis Wholesale Groceries, Dry Goods & Notions is in the foreground.

Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Franklin Street. The street is crowded with people, whose attaire seems to date the period to early 1900s. Jarvis Wholesale Groceries, Dry Goods & Notions is in the foreground.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north, probably during the 1960s.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north, probably during the 1960s.

Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north, probably during the 1960s.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy. - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking south from Oak Street, in the 1920s to 1930s.  Note at bottom of picture adds, "Looking from Blue Ridge Hotel."  Several sutomobiles are parked along the street.

Main Street, Mount Airy. - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking south from Oak Street, in the 1920s to 1930s. Note at bottom of picture adds, "Looking from Blue Ridge Hotel." Several sutomobiles are parked along the street.

Main Street, Mount Airy, looking south from Oak Street, in the 1920s to 1930s. Note at bottom of picture adds, "Looking from Blue Ridge Hotel." Several sutomobiles are parked along the street.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street looking south.  New Post Office in foreground.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street looking south. New Post Office in foreground.

Mount Airy, Main Street looking south. New Post Office in foreground.

Image of Main Street,  Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy looking south.  Smith-Holcomb Hardware (later J. L. Midkiff), built between 1905-1910.  It was originally F. L. Smith Hardware.  In April 1914 F. L. Holcomb bought in and it became Smith and Holcomb.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy looking south. Smith-Holcomb Hardware (later J. L. Midkiff), built between 1905-1910. It was originally F. L. Smith Hardware. In April 1914 F. L. Holcomb bought in and it became Smith and Holcomb.

Main Street, Mount Airy looking south. Smith-Holcomb Hardware (later J. L. Midkiff), built between 1905-1910. It was originally F. L. Smith Hardware. In April 1914 F. L. Holcomb bought in and it became Smith and Holcomb.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Virginia Street, early 1900s.  Information at the bottom of the picture says it was "unearthed accidentally ...from The NEWS files."  Covered wagons can be seen along the street.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Virginia Street, early 1900s. Information at the bottom of the picture says it was "unearthed accidentally ...from The NEWS files." Covered wagons can be seen along the street.

Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Virginia Street, early 1900s. Information at the bottom of the picture says it was "unearthed accidentally ...from The NEWS files." Covered wagons can be seen along the street.

Image of North Main Street, Mount Airy - North Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Blue Ridge Hotel.  W. E. Merritt Building on left, several horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

North Main Street, Mount Airy - North Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Blue Ridge Hotel. W. E. Merritt Building on left, several horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

North Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Blue Ridge Hotel. W. E. Merritt Building on left, several horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

Image of Main Street Mount Airy - Mount Airy Main Street, looking north.  Banner Building on left.  On the street are a covered wagon, horse and buggy, automobile, boy riding a bicycle, several people.

Main Street Mount Airy - Mount Airy Main Street, looking north. Banner Building on left. On the street are a covered wagon, horse and buggy, automobile, boy riding a bicycle, several people.

Mount Airy Main Street, looking north. Banner Building on left. On the street are a covered wagon, horse and buggy, automobile, boy riding a bicycle, several people.

Image of Mount Airy Main Street - Mount Airy, Main Street looking north, around turn of century.  Note of back of picture reads, "About where Robbies' is."  In the street are covered wagons, horse and buggy.

Mount Airy Main Street - Mount Airy, Main Street looking north, around turn of century. Note of back of picture reads, "About where Robbies' is." In the street are covered wagons, horse and buggy.

Mount Airy, Main Street looking north, around turn of century. Note of back of picture reads, "About where Robbies' is." In the street are covered wagons, horse and buggy.

Image of Mount Airy, Looking South - Mount Airy looking south, corner S. Main and W. Pine around 1923.  In the picture are automobiles, horse and buggy, a number of people on foot, residential buildings in background.

Mount Airy, Looking South - Mount Airy looking south, corner S. Main and W. Pine around 1923. In the picture are automobiles, horse and buggy, a number of people on foot, residential buildings in background.

Mount Airy looking south, corner S. Main and W. Pine around 1923. In the picture are automobiles, horse and buggy, a number of people on foot, residential buildings in background.

Image of Mount Airy, Looking South - Mount Airy Main Street looking south.  Presbyterian Church, built 1914, on right.  Girls are standing on sidewalks.

Mount Airy, Looking South - Mount Airy Main Street looking south. Presbyterian Church, built 1914, on right. Girls are standing on sidewalks.

Mount Airy Main Street looking south. Presbyterian Church, built 1914, on right. Girls are standing on sidewalks.

Image of Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street looking north from Franklin Street.  Note on back of picture says, "Town clock installed 1892."  In the street are covered wagons, horse and wagons, rider on horseback, children and adults on sidewalk.

Main Street, Mount Airy - Mount Airy, Main Street looking north from Franklin Street. Note on back of picture says, "Town clock installed 1892." In the street are covered wagons, horse and wagons, rider on horseback, children and adults on sidewalk.

Mount Airy, Main Street looking north from Franklin Street. Note on back of picture says, "Town clock installed 1892." In the street are covered wagons, horse and wagons, rider on horseback, children and adults on sidewalk.

Image of North Main Street, Mount Airy - North Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Franklin Street.  The street has not yet been paved.

North Main Street, Mount Airy - North Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Franklin Street. The street has not yet been paved.

North Main Street, Mount Airy, looking north from Franklin Street. The street has not yet been paved.