Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and lightly annotated by Wendy Taylor of Kent Memorial Library.
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.
This placid scene, pictured (mislabeled) ca.1920, shows the Remington Street bridge over Stony Brook, seen from Prospect Street before trees grew up to block the view.
This past May, my wife, Beth, and I had dinner with my cousin’s son, Presston in Brooklyn. At dinner, Presston shared his latest job adventures.
Can anyone identify these five Boy Scouts of Troop 66? They’re pictured partway through their task installing a traffic safety sign near the southeast corner of the Center Green, probably in 1960.
Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and lightly annotated by Wendy Taylor of Kent Memorial Library, who is expanding her considerable abilities in historical research.
The Cannon Hotel, pictured here in about 1920, was located on what is now Old Mountain Road, with a dock on Middle Pond in back. There’s a home on the spot now.
Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and lightly annotated by Town Historian Lester Smith.