An image scanned from a black and white print. The caption had been printed by J. L. Lovell & Co. to say, "Post Office and National Bank, Orono, Me." A sign on the building reads, "Orono National Bank."
The building, commonly referred to as the Katahdin Building, stood in the location for around 180 years, and over time served as home to a tavern, the town's first public library, a women's temperance organization, a bank, offices, and as an apartment building prior to being destroyed by fire on June 9, 2009. The building was demolished August 4, 2009.
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Fogler Library, DigitalCommons@UMaine,
MS 248, Barbara Dunn Hitchner Papers