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Girls on Horses

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A 1974 photo of girls on horses emerging out of the West River near Olmsted Park. The documentation that accompanied this photo indicated that Megan Wuerth was the girl on the lead horse.

Haying on the Davis Farm

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Robert and Eliot Davis loading a wagon with salt hay, probably at the foot of South Union St. Salt hay was an important agricultural crop in the 19th and early 20th centuries and was still harvested as late as 1976.  See Lindsay (1976) below.

Cloverdale Farm Wagon

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Elmer Wilcox and delivery wagon at Cloverdale Farm.

Heading Into Town on Boston Street

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The inscription on the photo reads "Heading Into Town on Boston Street with the Thomas Griswold House circa, 1905." The Griswold House is on the right of the photo. The photographer, Charles Hubbard, is a well known Guilford artist.

Broad Street, Colorized Postcard

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Two horse and buggy carriages are the only traffic on the unpaved surface of Broad Street. Originally the site of a tavern, Nelson Griswold established his country store in the 1840s, which became a Guilford fixture known as Griswolds. Graceful elm…

Sleigh on Whitfield Street

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Grocery shopping with a horse-drawn sleigh in downtown Guilford after a 1934 snow storm. A massive coastal storm hit eastern Connecticut on Tuesday, February 20, 1934. After the storm, William Dudley took Clapboard Hill women downtown to pick up…