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Harrington's business outlook was good at the turn of the 20th Century


Last updated 9/14/2017 at 12:06pm

Historical Sketch of Harrington’s Business District in 1899

With Harrington beginning to develop new businesses, it might be interesting to our readers to view the vast number of businesses thriving here more than a hundred years ago. The town had suffered a major fire in 1894 and the affected businesses rebuilt as quickly as supplies were brought to town. One can hope that if a well developed business district is created once again that the community at large would support them. One might take issue with the writer’s estimate of the population at that time, since the 1...

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