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South and east facades of the Prentis Store (formerly Dr. Blair's Apothecary Shop), when operated as a barber shop, 213 E. Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia.

The Macon House located on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia. It was demolished in the 1930s and the Alexander Purdie House was reconstructed on this site at a later date.

Pre-restoration view of the south and west facades of the James Geddy House at the corner of Palace Green and Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Pre-restoration view of south and east facades of the Alexander Craig House (formerly the Vaiden House), Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Pre-restoration view of the Ludwell-Paradise House on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia.

A horse-drawn carriage in front of the Raleigh Tavern on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's

Hand-colored photograph of horse-drawn carriage stopped in front of Raleigh Tavern on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's.

Pre-restoration view of Merchant's Square area, looking northeast from College Corner, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

Newly completed Merchants Square shops, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1933.

Casey's Store, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s. This property is now the College of William and Mary Bookstore.

Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of the Merchants Square area at the west end of Duke of Gloucester Street.

This image of businesses in Block 23, in what is known as the Arcade Building, shows the evolution of uses on Merchant's…

Pre-restoration view of Market Square Tavern showing a number of the nineteenth-century additions to the structure that were later removed during its restoration in the early 1930s. They include the open and screened porches along the front and the…

A carriage passes the southern façade of the Raleigh Tavern as it proceeds along Duke of Gloucester Street, 1935. The tavern's signboard and a fence stand in the foreground, while the front entrance of the building is visible in the background. A…

Pre-restoration view along Block 14 of Duke of Gloucester Street, site of the present day Catherine Blaikley House and Durfey Shop. Located on the south side of the street, the Luttrell Building housed several small businesses and a post office.

A popular restaurant for tourists in the 1930s, the Travis House stood for a period of time along Duke of Gloucester Street on the site formerly occupied by the Palace Theater. Its menu featured dishes inspired by colonial recipes. The structure…

Hand-colored lantern slide illustrated with a photo of a view looking down Duke of Gloucester Street past the Travis House restaurant. Taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935, the photo served as one of the earliest promotional images for the newly opened…

Automobiles line Duke of Gloucester Street in this pre-restoration street scene of Williamsburg, Virginia, circa late 1920s. The island down the center of the street, along with the above ground power lines, would disappear in a few years to make way…

Pre-restoration view looking east down Duke of Gloucester Street, circa 1928. The grass median and power lines down the center disappeared by the mid-1930s as work progressed on transforming Duke of Gloucester Street into what President Roosevelt…

Owens Tire Co., a service station that used to stand on Duke of Gloucester Street near the area known today as Merchants Square.