Early view of Great Boar's head with the Fifty Steps in the foreground, ca. 1890.

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Title

Early view of Great Boar's head with the Fifty Steps in the foreground, ca. 1890.

Subject

Hotels and Motels
Boar's Head Hotel
Great Boar's Head
Fifty Steps
Fish Houses
Stairways

Description

Early view of Great Boar's head with the 'Fifty Steps in the foreground, ca. 1890. This staircase, also known as the fishermen's stairs, were a public right-of-way down the bank to a small fish house and boat landing used by fishermen and gunners for many years. The hotel at the right rear of the photo is the Boar's Head Hotel, which was destroyed by a fire in September 1893. Reprinted from a 1902 Souvenir booklet.

Publisher

Randall's History of Hampton, p.310.

Date

1890

Contributor

BT
Fitzgerald, Janet

Type

Published

Identifier

930

Coverage

Great Boar's Head
Landscape

Citation

“Early view of Great Boar's head with the Fifty Steps in the foreground, ca. 1890.,” Lane Memorial Library, accessed July 13, 2024, https://lane.omeka.net/items/show/1371.