Sharon Springs in Schoharie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Lehman Block
Historic Main Street Tour
Eugene Lehman made exquisite violins and stringed instruments in this building for forty-two years. He was also a professional violinist and orchestra leader during the 1920's and 1930's. In a Wurlitzer exhibition of 1942, Mr. Lehman's violins were selected as the best, an honor that placed his instruments in the Wurlitzer stores. He operated a hardware store here as well, which had been started by his father. Born in 1886, Eugene Lehman died in 1974. The building has housed various businesses including an opera house, tinsmith, plumbing store, Speed Wash Laundromat, antiques, grocery, video rentals, cafés and gift shops. In 1999, the building, owned by the Lehnert family who lived upstairs, was the center of activity for upstreet with the popular establishments of the Rockville Café, Baby Jane's and the Finishing Touch gift shops.
Erected 1999 by The Sharon Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 42° 47.38′ N, 74° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharon Springs NY 13459, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rockville (a few steps from this marker); The American Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Main Street Tour (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Main Street Tour (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town of Sharon (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Main Street Tour (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Historic Main Street Tour (approx. half a mile away); Chestnut Street Schoolhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharon Springs.
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