Originally this was a painting created in 1807 by William A. Wall.
This scene depicts a 1792 view looking north on Purchase from Union Street.
The house on the left, was the home the home of William Tobey, the first post-master appointed in 1792 Part of his home served as the first Post Office.
The next house on the left was the home of the town bell ringer named Job Allen.
The First Congregational Church is on the left where William and Purchase Street would be.