UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Riegel beachfront and early Sasco Beach

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Riegel beachfront and early Sasco Beach

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Beach Area Riegel & Sasco Hill Beach
Southport, Connecticut
Description: Photographer: Henry Carlson for Fairfield _News_; VLH collection. Aerial view (published July 22, 1948) shows Sasco Beach before present road, refreshment stand etc had been put in place. Sasco Hill beach site is believed to be landing place of one contingent of British troops which torched Southport and Fairfield. Riegel shore property in foreground shows beach house and beyond it the bathing pavilion. Boat house had been destroyed in earlier hurricane although remains of marine railway still visible.

Creator: V Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: July 1948
Format: Photograph

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