John's Fish Market + Mike Fontes Paint Shop, Five Corners

Handwritten Notes: "John's Fish Market + Mike Fontes Paint Shop (Vineyard Color Center) on the corner of Beach St. + Lagoon Pond Rd. (Post Office Lot) The Paint Shop was moved from here to its present location on Lagoon Pond Rd. Its original location was on Main +...*"

*... "Union St. next to Shirley's Hardware. Moved from there to next to Rheno's where it was Ellis Manter's Shoe Store. Moved from there to the rear of Cronig Bros. Store on Church St. - Moved from there to the location shown on this picture."

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Location: Vineyard Haven - downtown - Five Corners

People: Fontes, Mike; Manter, Ellis; Rheno, _____
Keywords: stores; intersections; fences; trucks; fire hydrants; signs