Haying on the Davis Farm

Subject

Davis, Robert
Davis, Eliot (Robert's son)

Description

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.

Date

1905-MM-DD

Rights

Copyright 2015, Guilford Keeping Society. Access to the original print and the high resolution digitized version by permission of the Guilford Keeping Society Library Committee at P.O. Box 363, Guilford, CT 06437, 203-453-2263

Format

High res picture: 120 dpi or greater (this resolution is shown in the cropped out-take). Low res picture: 72 dpi (this is shown in the larger photo on this page).

Identifier

P-XXXX

Coverage

Coaches and wagons
Farm Animals
Farms
Horses

Conforms To

"Historic Town Center, National Register of Historic Places" but not the "Town Center Local Historic District" nor the "Whitfield Street Local Historic District"

Is Part Of

South East District of the Village Center

Is Referenced By

Lindsay, James (1976) "Pictorial Guilford, A New England Town in Photographs." Published by the Guilford Keeping Society, p 23.

Spatial Coverage

South Union Street
Boston Street
South East District of the Village Center
Area_7 - South of Rt 146 (or south of that portion of Rt 1 which is east of the intersection with Rt 146)

Guilford, Connecticut 
Guilford, CT

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Files

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Citation

Hubbard, Charles D., “Haying on the Davis Farm,” Guilford Keeping Society Archives, accessed August 11, 2020, http://gksarchives.org/items/show/29.