While we all dream of a white Christmas
this scene is not exactly what we would like to see...
Taken from about where the "Barnacle" restaurant is today looking back up Front St and
the end of Circle St. The "Log Cabin Inn" and restaurant is on the right
with the "Handcraft Society" building in the center, also pictured below.
This photo is marked on the back "Thompsons Studio Marblehead"
"Christmas Storm Dec. 26, 1909"
This storm and its high tides wreaked havoc all along the north eastern coast,
also dumping two feet of snow in Philadelphia.
the Grand Banks schooner Ada K Damon wrecked on
Handcraft Society Front St. presumably taken sometime in the 30s