UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Carey's Corner (5-point intersection in Southport Village)

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Carey's Corner (5-point intersection in Southport Village)

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Carey's Corner
Southport, Connecticut

Description: The term "Carey's Corner" was often used to denote the 5-point intersection of Pequot Avenue east and west, Old Post Road, Rose Hill Road and Main Street. More specifically it referred to this building, which was a popular ice cream parlor/restaurant. This building burned down in 1904. The site is now occupied by Switzer's Drug Store. The billboard on the left advertises a movie house in Bridgeport. The house to the left of the Carey's Corner building was the home of William Disbrow, now #338 Pequot Avenue. Photo circa 1900.
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This was the second Carey's Corner building. It housed a meat market/grocery. This building became Switzer's drugstore. Circa 1905.
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: circa 1905
Format: Photograph

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