Gallery Will Display Vintage Photos

Step back into the Village of Matteawan

The 3B Art Gallery at Beacon Bath & Bubble will host an exhibit of vintage photographs and ephemera from the collection of the Beacon Historical Society, with a reception scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. on Second Saturday, Feb. 13. East End of Main – A Journey Into the Past will take visitors back to the beginning of the 20th century, when this part of the city was called the Village of Matteawan.

A scene from the Village of Matteawan (photo provided)

A scene from the Village of Matteawan (photo provided)

The display highlights storefronts and factories, the Matteawan Railroad Station and tracks, the original Howland Library and the beloved dummy light. The 3B Gallery, located at 458 Main St., is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The show runs through April 2.

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