The intersection of Main and Middle streets, facing northeast. You’ll notice the bell tower of the First Congregational Church in the upper right-hand corner of the images.

A postcard from 1912, depicting Chelsea businessman Thomas McNamara and his horse, Jess Willard, out for a trot down Main Street. (2009-18)

104 N. Main Street, the building in the photograph, is now the home of the Village Shoppe of Chelsea. The building’s exterior remains largely unchanged. Photograph by Jim Hammel, November 2010.