The Great House (Before the 1883 Fire)

Caption: "The Great House - This is now the location of the Tisbury Police Station"

Handwritten Notes: "Before the 1883 fire / moved to West Chop in 1922 - Now owned by the Trotter family."

My guess is that the cow is grazing about where the entrance to the A&P's Health Food Store is today. This is all parking lot now! [CB]

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Date: bef 1883
Location: Vineyard Haven - downtown - Water St.

Keywords: cows, houses; parking lots