Yellow Block - Pittsfield, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator
N 43° 18.300 W 071° 19.527
19T E 311393 N 4797311
Quick Description: An historic marker indicating the location of the "Yellow Block".
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 8/10/2012 11:44:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMF283
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
This marker reads:
"This is the former site of the "Yellow Block," erected by Charles H. O. Green in 1883. One of the most beautiful tenements in Pittsfield, it comfortably five or six families. After years of gradual decline it was purchased by the town in 1992 and demolished in 1995. Two years later the Selectmen sold the land the the Historical Society for this park."

The original building was built in 1883. It was 30' x 40' and two stories high. Later, one more story was add as well as side additions. Up until the building falling into disrepair it had always been painted yellow. Thus the name "Yellow Block". This area is now Frank Lyman Park.
Marker Name: Yellow Block

Official Marker Number: Not Listed

Marker Type: Local/Unofficial

Marker Location: Pittsfield

Date Marker Established: Not listed

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