I found this postcard on Halloween in an Antique Alley store. This was at the corner of Grammont and Catalpa, right behind St. Matthew where a parking lot is now. It reminds me a lot like the Methodist Episcopal Church building! Gorgeous! Wanna know what it looked like in a real photo? Take a look … Continue reading First Presbyterian Church
I found this postcard for sale online. I have never seen that angle before. To give you an idea of where you are, the lady on the right is standing next to Grammont Street. Of course, the big white building on the left is the Central Savings Bank building, built in 1906. It was beautiful! … Continue reading Turn of the Century South Grand
I love this old photo! It was taken looking up St. John street near the intersection with Grammont Street. You can see the old post office, First Baptist Church and the old City Hall.
I was fascinated when I first saw this old postcard. You are looking straight up Grammont Street around 1907 or so. The little church in the center of the photo is First Baptist Church. It was torn down in 1911 to make way for the rotunda that sits there now. Across Grammont from the Baptist … Continue reading Grammont Street at the Turn of the Century