UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Fancy Bags And Cake Sale On Westway Road in 1905

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Fancy Bags And Cake Sale On Westway Road in 1905

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Sasco Hill 1905
Commercially printed invitation-postcard, C. H. Pease, Pub. Canaan, Conn. Printed on front: "Southport, Conn. You are invited to attend a sale of fancy bags and cake to be held by the Sasquanaug Association for Village Improvement, on Mrs. Simon C. Sherwood's lawn, Wednesday, June 28, from 3 to 6 p.m. Ice cream and cake will be sold. If rainy, the sale will be the next clear day. Music." Written on the front: "The Hummocks." Printed on the photograph: "Sasco Hill." On the reverse the card is postmarked "June 23, 1905" and is addressed to "Rev. William H. Holman and the Misses Holman." Rev. Holman was the Congregational minister in Southport. Mrs. Simon C. Sherwood lived at 67 Westway Rd. The view appears to have been taken from one of the panoramas of the harbor and Sasco Hill. "The Hummocks" was the local name for the harbor growth seen in the middle ground.
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: 1905
Format: Photograph
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