Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and
lightly annotated by Wendy Taylor of Kent Memorial Library.
Extravagantly decorated for Suffield’s Quartermillennial Anniversary celebration in 1920 is the house at 217 North Main Street now known as the Nathena Fuller House, a dormitory of Suffield Academy.
According to Jewish custom, Hanukkah is considered a “minor” Jewish festival, but today it ranks—along with Passover, Purim and High Holidays—as one of the most beloved Jewish holidays, full of light and joy and family celebration. Unlike many Jewish holidays, Hanukkah (also known as the Festival of Lights) is not mentioned in the Bible.
I was recently given a copy of The New England Homestead Newspaper printed in Springfield, Mass., dated October 26, 1889.
Rev. George D. Reid, aged 70 years, a native of this place, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Denton S. Rhodes, in Hartford.
Two New York buyers examine Sullivan farm tobacco in about 1920, with grower John L. Sullivan at the left.
In 1918 during the First World War, the student body at what was briefly called Suffield, a Military School for Boys, engages in rifle drill.