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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

Horseshoe Cafe Presents Alex Cano on Monday April

Junior League of Eastern Fairfield County Healthy Families 5K April 28th

Register early for the Junior League's must-attend event of the season!
The Junior League's 5th annual 5k run/walk at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo on April 28! 

Perfect for serious runners, families, strollers, etc. 

Register here:

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Trinity Church Interior Easter 1890

Trinity Church Interior
Easter 1890
Southport, Connecticut 
Photographer: Edward, Clinton or Eugene Hall. This picture is dated as 1890 in Cigliano & Schwarz, Southport, The Architectural Legacy of a Connecticut Village (page 141). It is identified as "Trinity Church, Easter, 1890" in Annals of an Old Parish by Rev Edmund Guilbert (ff. page 154).
Creator : V. Louise Higgins
Publisher:  Pequot Library Association
Date: 1890
Format: Photograph

Easter Sunday in Southport in 1899

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Easter Sunday 1899
Southport Congregational Church
Southport, Connecticut

S&S Dugout Easter Sunday Hours

NEAR & FAR AID Designer House Tour May 10th

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Pequot Library's 13th Annual Easter Egg Roll Saturday April 20th

Saturday April 20, 2019 10am-11:30am

Southport, CT – Start a family tradition and come to Pequot Library’s Easter Egg Roll on the Great Lawn on Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Inspired by the long-standing White House custom, Pequot Library’s Easter Egg Roll is a much-loved, annual community event, now in its 13th year.
Participants can dance the bunny hop, make crafts, play games, meet the Easter Bunny, and visit with Pequot's real rabbit, Blossom. Bring hard-boiled eggs for decorating, and then choose a favorite egg to enter in the age-category races. Please bring a long-handled wooden spoon for the roll. This free event is for ages 2 and up. In case of rain, children will color Easter eggs and do other fun crafts in the Auditorium.
Pequot Library's public programs are supported in part by the Town of Fairfield.

Please visit to learn more about this vibrant library, educational, arts and cultural institution. 
For information: (203) 259-0346 ext. 116. 

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Hat Event at Fairfield Women's Exchange in Southport Village April 13th

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Join us at the Fairfield Women's Exchange 
for a special event

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10am-4pm

Hats & Fascinators Galore - Easter, Derby Day, Weddings
Men’s & Children’s too.

We have the lid for you!

R e f r e s h m e n t s
Beautiful Bouquets by

Old Southport Harbor aerial photos

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Old Southport Harbor aerial photos.
Photographer and date uncertain (post 1914).
Special thanks to Arthur Jennings.

Howard Burr at Ye Yacht Yard

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Howard Burr at Ye Yacht Yard.
Photographer and date unknown.
On the reverse "Tom Wehde".
Photo property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Early Pequot Inn advertisement

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From Arthur Jennings' collection.

Sunday, April 7, 2019


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It's Sunday morning and YES

 Spic and Span Market is OPEN...

And breakfast is ready... 



photo/content: Greg Peck

Saturday, April 6, 2019

The Harbor, Southport Connecticut

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Photo postcard, most likely sold on the rack at Switzer's.
From Arthur Jennings Collection.

Clayton Banks' clipper launched at YYY in 1940

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Ye Yacht Yard Southport, CT in 1940
Photographer unknown. "April 1940 Clayton Banks' clipper being launched at YYY."
Photo property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Howard Burr in the shop at Ye Yacht Yard in 1952

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Howard Burr inside the shop at YYY in 1952
"Photo [of Arthur Jennings] with Howard Burr in about 1952. The location is inside the YYY shop at the foot of the ladder that went to the loft where the cat lived. The box behind Howard contained tools used on his work bench." Howard is about 52 years old in this photo.
-Arthur Jennings

Southport Harbor in 1949

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Postcard of Southport Harbor in 1949.
According to Arthur Jennings, "the power boat in the foreground I believe was a "Matthews" which were popular. Notice the Junior Club building had not been renovated with a porch. The porch was added and the building renovated in the mid-1950's with a substantial donation from Briggs Cunningham. The last onion house, also in the foreground, was largely untouched from the onion days." Thanks to Arthur Jennings for contributing this rare postcard and background information.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Southport Harbormasters

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"This is a photo of Barbara Burr's Chesapeake Bay Retriever, "Flair", standing guard at YYY with her friend Ferdie Jennings, back in the 1950's. Flair was a fixture at YYY for many years and was first mate on Barbara Burr's lobster runs. Barbara's traps were usually set off Greens Farms where the bottom was rocky. Those runs were fun."
-Arthur Jennings
Special thanks to Arthur Jennings for sharing this bit of Southport history.

On the rails at YYY

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On the rails at Ye Yacht Yard.
Photographer and date unknown.
Photograph property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Easter EggStravaganza 2019

Town of Fairfield Parks & Recreation and Town Youth Council are pleased to partner with Al's Angels to present Easter Eggstravaganza 2019 at South Pine Creek! Kids, bring your baskets! Adults, bring your flashlights!