Shaw Block & Merrill Block
Hampton's Largest Commercial Block
Hampton Union, Thursday, April 17, 1958
Other businesses in the Shaw Block starting at the right hand side of the photo are "Downer Appliance Store," 471 Lafayette Road, George S. Downer, Prop. To the left of Downer's is the "Sugar 'N Spice Pastry Shoppe," Maurice J. Lavigne, Prop., "catering to year round residents & summer visitors" at 473 Lafayette Road.
Going around the corner on High Street is "Ray F. Lufkin, Watch repair" at 3 High Street. Next door at 3 ½ High Street, is "The Quixy Snack Bar." Then there is "Hunt's Accounting Service," Herbert E. Hunt, Prop., at 5 High Street. Also at 5 High Street, is the office of George Simonds, "Dentist." At #7 High Street is the "Cottage Wash Shop" and "The Gay Shop, Gifts," at 9 High Street, and Edwin G. Towne, "Hampton Shoe Repairing" at #9R High Street.
Going east on High Street is the large building, the Merrill Block, with "Roger's of Hampton, Inc." at #11 High Street, a clothing store. Next in the Merrill Block is the Looking Glass Coiffures at #17 High Street and the Beau Reve Beauty Salon at #19 High Street.