FAIRMONT HISTORY

Postcards of Downtown -- 1920 to 1940

Fairmont's history revolves around Main Street. Here are several photos that will give you an idea of how Main Street looked from 1920 to 1940.

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This is not a postcard, but it should be! Looking north from Red Cross Street, about 1920. Photo credit: First Baptist Church archives, used with permission.

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Main Street from Thompson Street, looking south, after 1925. Photo credit: First Baptist Church archived, used with permission.

 Main Street looking North Fairmont NC Edit

From Red Cross Street, late 1920s. Photo credit: NC Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill; used with permission

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From Thompson Street, looking south, late 1920s. Photo credit: NC Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill; used with permission

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From Church Street looking north, 1930s. Photo credit:NC Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill; used with permission

Fairmont Drug Co Main Street at Center Edit

About 1935. Photo credit: NC Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill; used with permission

Fairmont Drug Company Fairmont North Carolina Edit

About 1935. Photo credit: NC Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill; used with permission

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Mid to late 1930s, looking north, from Red Cross Street. Photo credit: NC Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill; used with permission

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Near Thompson Street intersection, looking south, 1939. Photo credit: NC Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill; used with permission

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