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Woodstock in Carleton County, New Brunswick — The Atlantic Provinces (North America)
 

Atherton's Harness Store/Magasin de harnais de F.L. Atherton

Main Street/rue Principale

 
 
Altering Harness Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
1. Altering Harness Shop Marker
Inscription.  
F. L. Atherton, Harness Maker, operated on the town square for many years. “Fred,” the plaster model horse, stood silently outside the shop displaying the wares. In 1951 "Fred” was sold to a museum in Maine.

F.L Atherton, fabricant de harnais pour chevaux, opéré son commerce dans le centre-ville pendant plusieurs années. « Fred », le cheval modelé de plâtre, arborait silencieusement les articles à vendre. En 1951, « Fred » fut vendu à a un musée dans l'état du Maine.
 
Erected by New Brunswick's oldest town inc./ La plus ancienne ville du Nouveau Brunswick inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
 
Location. 46° 8.972′ N, 67° 34.421′ W. Marker is in Woodstock, New Brunswick, in Carleton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and King Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodstock NB E7M 2C6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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. Newnham & Slipp Pharmacy / Pharmacie Newnham & Slipp (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodstock World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle Hotel / Hôtel Carlisle (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); George Connell House / Maison George Connell (about 150 meters away); Hon. Charles Connell House/La maison Charles Connell (about 180 meters away); Connell House/Maison Connell (about 180 meters away); 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, RCA (about 210 meters away); L. P. Fisher Library/Bibliothèque L. P. Fisher (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
 
Atherton's Harness Store/Magasin de harnais de F.L. Atherton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 22, 2019
2. Atherton's Harness Store/Magasin de harnais de F.L. Atherton Marker
Woodstock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
3. Woodstock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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