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5011 Main St.
Exterior view of front facade of the Royal House, with a horse standing in front of the property. Named for Jacob S. Royal, a victualler who purchased the property in 1853. Converted to accommodate a store and apartments circa 1900. George H. Marsden's grocery store occupies the first floor., Photographer's imprint printed on mount., Title and date given in manuscript on mount.

5151 Main St. Home of Phil. R. Freas and first office of the Village Telegraph, later Germantown Telegraph.
Exterior view of front facade of dwelling once home to Philip R. Freas, who established the Village Telegraph (i.e. Germantown Telegraph) in 1830. His office was in the small building next door. Edward Albert's produce shop occupies the old dwelling in this photograph. Includes Samuel Gordon's boot shop at 5149 1/2 Main Street (i.e. Germantown Avenue). Pedestrians browse the shops along the block., Photographer's imprint printed on mount., Title and date given in manuscript on mount.