UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Southport Tub Racing in 1920's

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Southport Tub Racing in 1920's

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Old Yacht Club dock & water sports
Southport, Connecticut
Description: Photographer: Wells Curtis? This was taken in the early 1920's when the BC&MMR had become the first Pequot Yacht Club. The yacht club rented the building in 1921. The photographer is believed to be Wells Curtis, son of Roderick P, Curtis. In the right foreground are people in "tubs." "Tub Racing" was mentioned as a sport in the 1890's. (C. M. Bulkley, Mill River, Southport, Reminiscences of the Past pages 25-26).

Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: 1920's?
Format: Photograph

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