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The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you know when and where you could pick up some of this elixir. See it larger.

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    looks like...

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    Doug Bennett's sign shop!

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    N. Harlan

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    Google books returns a document that lists N. Harlan in American Bottler in 1904, and prohibition started in 1920.
    The place looks pretty run-down, so I'll take a WAG, 1925.

    It's amazing how dull and

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    It's amazing how dull and ugly siding and satellite dishes make a building.

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    538 Dorchester Avenue. The house next door would have been built around 1900, like 546 Dot Ave.

    Since they're still advertising IPA and Lager, I'm going to say pre-prohibition, 1915 to 1919.

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    The Answer

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    Thanks for playing! This is 538-546 Dorchester Ave on Nov 9, 1911.

    oh well

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