Photos of Market St. from the present day back to the early days of photography.
12 Market Street, the Abraham Wait house (1832) - (Featured image by David Stone) Sullivan Insurance is located in the colonial -style brick building at 12 Market Street in Ipswich known as the Abraham Wait house, constructed in 1832. The Wait house is a rare brick example of domestic architecture in Ipswich, is still significant today both in its unusual building material and as … Continue reading 12 Market Street, the Abraham Wait house (1832)
20 Market Street, the Stacey-Ross house (1734) - The Stacey-Ross house at 20 Market Street in Ipswich was built in 1734. The Stacey-Ross house is unique as a surviving early eighteenth-century building that was moved 100 years after its construction, and still survives in its “new” home on Market Street almost 175 years after its move. In 1733 John Stacey ” being incapable … Continue reading 20 Market Street, the Stacey-Ross house (1734)
24 Market Street, the Aaron Jewett house (c 1800) - The Aaron Jewett house at 24 Market Street has served as Tetrault Jewelry Store since 1941, one of the longest-lasting family businesses in Ipswich. The following information is provided by Sue Nelson for the Ipswich Historical Commission: A look at the Philander Anderson Map of 1832 clearly shows the Aaron Jewett house, one of only … Continue reading 24 Market Street, the Aaron Jewett house (c 1800)
25 Market Street, the Nathaniel R. Farley Shoe Factory (1830-56) - 25 Market Street in the location formerly occupied by the Office Store, and is one of the oldest commercial buildings still standing on Market Street. It was apparently built in two phases, the first section in 1832, and finished as it stands today in 1856. In the 19th Century, Market Street changed from being a residential section … Continue reading 25 Market Street, the Nathaniel R. Farley Shoe Factory (1830-56)
48 Market Street, the Bailey house (c 1887) - The large Victorian home known as the Dr. George G. Bailey House at 48 Market Street in Ipswich was built between 1884 and 1887. The house does not appear on an 1893 map of the town, but is in place by the time of the 1910 Atlas. It was added to the National Register of … Continue reading 48 Market Street, the Bailey house (c 1887)
56 Market Street, the Lord-Sullivan-Haskell house (1847) - The Lord – Sullivan -Haskell house at 56 Market Street is believed to have been built in 1847. Italianate detailing indicates that a major renovation was undertaken about 1870. The earliest owner to be identified is Mr. J. Lord who owned the house by 1872. By 1884 It had been sold to John J. Sullivan. Sullivan … Continue reading 56 Market Street, the Lord-Sullivan-Haskell house (1847)
61 Market Street, formerly the Damon Block (1982) - The brick building at 61 Market Street on the corner with Depot Square was built in 1982 and is owned by Market Street LLC. This is the third commercial building at that location, after the previous ones were destroyed by fires. The corner lot on the Topsfield Road and Bridge Street (as Washington Street was … Continue reading 61 Market Street, formerly the Damon Block (1982)