Looking west on Freedom Street. The house on
    the right is 50 Freedom. At the time the photo
    was taken, it was the home of Charles Roper.

The caption for this picture says "South Hopedale."

    The caption for this picture says The Corners - East Hopedale.
    My first thought was the five-corner intersection of Northrop,
    Freedom, Williams and Jones, but another (probably better)
    possibility is somewhere near where Adin meets what was then
    called West Main Street.

    All photos on this page courtesy, American Antiquarian Society. Most captions are from the
    backs of the pictures.

    Thanks to Mike Cyr for sending them. He also sent the following about the photographer from the
    AAS site.

    The Photographer is Theodore Clemens Wohlbrück who worked out of a shop on Worcester’s
    Main Street from the late 1800s to 1911

    Wohlbrück was photographing various locations of Worcester County and the City of Worcester
    at a time when the city was riding high on its self-designation as the “Heart of the
    Commonwealth.”  The collection includes images of forty-one different towns in Worcester
    County. These images, many of which were mounted and hand tinted by the photographer, focus
    on the landscape, roads and bridges of the communities across the county, from small and rural
    Dudley in the south to large and booming Fitchburg in the north.

Wohlbruck/AAS photos of Mendon          Wohlbruck/AAS photos of Milford   



Mill Street

The caption for this photo says "Near factories."