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Littleton in Grafton County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Kilburn Brothers

Stereoscopic View Factory

 
 
Kilburn Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 6, 2011
1. Kilburn Brothers Marker
Inscription.
Here, from 1867 to 1909, the world famous Kilburn brothers, Benjamin and Edward, produced and distributed thousands of stereoscopic views. Their collection, largest in the world and collector's items today, provided popular parlor entertainment for generations.
 
Erected 1970 by NH Division of Historical Resources and the NH Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 71.)
 
Location. 44° 18.194′ N, 71° 46.17′ W. Marker is in Littleton, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. Marker is at the intersection of Cottage Street (U.S. 302) and Kilburn Street, on the left when traveling north on Cottage Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Littleton NH 03561, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willowdale Settlement (approx. 2.7 miles away); Alderbrook (approx. 3.7 miles away); Stone Iron Furnace (approx. 5.1 miles away); First Ski School in America (approx. 5.4 miles away); Old Coal Kiln (approx. 5.7 miles away); Pierce Bridge (approx. 7.2 miles away); George Lansing Fox (approx. 8.5 miles away in Vermont); 1st Normal School (approx. 10.5 miles away in Vermont).
 
Also see . . .
Kilburn Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 6, 2011
2. Kilburn Brothers Marker
 Kilburn Brothers and B. W. Kilburn Co. Wikipedia (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.) 
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
Kilburn Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 6, 2011
3. Kilburn Brothers Marker
Cutting department of B.W. Kilburn & Co's. celebrated stereoscopic view factory image. Click for full size.
By B.W. Kilburn Company, circa 1905
4. Cutting department of B.W. Kilburn & Co's. celebrated stereoscopic view factory
Example of stereoscopic view. Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-116014]
 
 
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