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Bath Tricentennial - Bath, Then and Now

One of the best ways to see the changes in Bath is to look at photographs from the turn of the twentieth century alongside photographs taken of Bath today. Photographer Thomas R. Draper came to Bath in 1890 and established a souvenir shop where he sold his pictures. Draper’s photographs along with some other snapshots of the era and the pictures of Bath in the 1905 souvenir calendar Ye Old Bath Town, give a good picture of what Bath’s historic structures looked like one-hundred-plus years ago. In the spring of 2005, Adrienne Rae and Ashley Noble each went to Bath and took pictures of many of the now restored historic buildings as they appear today.

Date Title
1890 ca. St. Thomas Church
1900 ca. St. Thomas Church Altar
1910 ca. Bonner House
2005 Bonner House
2005 Palmer-Marsh House Chimney
2005 St. Thomas Church Today
2005 Van Der Veer House


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