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  • Collection: Norman Hall Postcard Collection

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Thomas Griswold III built this sturdy New England saltbox house on the knoll at 171 Boston Street in 1774 for his two youngest sons, John and Ezra. The dwelling was continuously owned and occupied by five generations of the Griswold family. It has…

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"Built in 1802, Faulkner's Island Lighthouse is Connecticut's second oldest lighthouse tower, and is the only active light station on an island in the state. Faulkner's Island is about three and one half miles offshore from Guilford, Connecticut.…

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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…

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The south side of Jones Bridge, taken from the east bank of West River. Jones' Bridge is the 18th century name for the bridge and causeway over the West River and salt meadow on Rt. 146. It represented the closest waterway to downtown for loading and…

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Medad Stone Tavern Museum – This Dutch Colonial house with three chimneys and ten fireplaces is one of the largest 19th century houses in Guilford. Medad Stone built it on 197 Three Mile Course in 1803, speculating that Boston Post Road would be…

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Cranbrook Tower is a cylindrical stone tower built in 1869 to supply water to the Chittenden estate at 1 Broad Street. The windmill was removed in 1927 after the town established its water system in 1915, the same year this card was postmarked. In…
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