Photos

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We hope you enjoy these wonderful images from Lambertville’s past! They’re to be used for non-commercial purposes only. Please visit the Marshall House Museum to see many more photos in our display areas. If you are looking for an image of a particular subject, search our archive and then email us.

Marshall House, built 1814, postcard from 1920s: "Boyhood Home of John Marshall, Lambertville NJ Discoverer of Gold in California." Note: name is wrong, it's James Marshall.
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Marshall House, built 1814, postcard from 1920s: "Boyhood Home of John Marshall, Lambertville NJ Discoverer of Gold in California." Note: name is wrong, it's James Marshall.
Members of the Lambertville Historical Society - circa 1890!
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Members of the Lambertville Historical Society - circa 1890!
Bridge Street looking east from canal, Lambertville, circa 1890
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Bridge Street looking east from canal, Lambertville, circa 1890
Loooking north from Bridge and Union Streets, c. 1910
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Loooking north from Bridge and Union Streets, c. 1910
 
D&R Canal Inlet lock for boats from the Delaware River and Delaware Canal, circa 1890. The house is now gone, but the tree is still there.
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D&R Canal Inlet lock for boats from the Delaware River and Delaware Canal, circa 1890. The house is now gone, but the tree is still there.
1903 flood, bridge from New Hope
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1903 flood, bridge from New HopeCanon MX860 series
Girl Scout group 1920
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Girl Scout group 1920
St. Andrews fire, George and York Streets, January 1891
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St. Andrews fire, George and York Streets, January 1891
 
Lambertville Athletic Club 1917
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Lambertville Athletic Club 1917
Entrance to new Delaware River Bridge, looking west from canal on Bridge Street - c 1905
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Entrance to new Delaware River Bridge, looking west from canal on Bridge Street - c 1905
Quarry rock sorting machine, South of Lambertville, Route 29, main tower still there!
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Quarry rock sorting machine, South of Lambertville, Route 29, main tower still there!
Fishing on Holcombe Island circa 1890
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Fishing on Holcombe Island circa 1890
 
Fire at Perseverance Paper Mill, on Canal, south of Bridge Street - 1906 and subsequent fires. Later, the ACME Market site.
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Fire at Perseverance Paper Mill, on Canal, south of Bridge Street - 1906 and subsequent fires. Later, the ACME Market site.
New Delaware River Bridge with Trolley, circa 1905
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New Delaware River Bridge with Trolley, circa 1905
Fishing Derby on the D&R Canal - 1942
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Fishing Derby on the D&R Canal - 1942
Birds eye view of town, circa 1890, from former 1845 5-story building at SE corner of Union and Coryell, later 5 & Dime site after fire.
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Birds eye view of town, circa 1890, from former 1845 5-story building at SE corner of Union and Coryell, later 5 & Dime site after fire.
 
Shad fishing nets and boat with Covered Bridge in background, circa 1890
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Shad fishing nets and boat with Covered Bridge in background, circa 1890
Holcombe House, built 1870, now City Hall, NE corner of Union and York - note the old porch!
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Holcombe House, built 1870, now City Hall, NE corner of Union and York - note the old porch!