Central Avenue Looking North

skip to main navigation
skip to main content

Dover Library Home

Dover Public Library Logo

QuickButton.gif

 

Disclaimer

The Dover Public Library website offers public access to a wide range of information, including historical materials that are products of their particular times, and may contain values, language or stereotypes that would now be deemed insensitive, inappropriate or factually inaccurate. However, these records reflect the shared attitudes and values of the community from which they were collected and thus constitute an important social record.

The materials contained in the collection do not represent the opinions of the City of Dover, or the Dover Public Library.

 

Central Avenue Looking North

Central Ave

Central Ave looking north e.jpg

Central Avenue as we know it today had four names in 1850. It was called Central Street from Franklin Square to Silver Street. North of Franklin Square it was known as Franklin Street and south of Silver Street it was known as Pleasant Street as far as Stark Avenue and from there to Sawyer's Bridge it was known as Linden Street.
    From Dover, N.H.; People, businesses, and organizations 1850-1950 by Robert Marston, 2004.

 

This historical essay is provided free to all readers as an educational service. It may not be reproduced on any website, list, bulletin board, or in print without the permission of the Dover Public Library. Links to the Dover Public Library homepage or a specific article's URL are permissible.