UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Sign at Old Post Road entrance to Southport Park in 1968

Monday, November 14, 2011

Sign at Old Post Road entrance to Southport Park in 1968

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Sign at Old Post Rd. entrance to Southport Park
Southport, Connecticut
Description: A nature preserve park was founded in 1915 by the Southport Park Assoc. In the 1950's it was given to the Sasquanaug Assoc. of Southport. The 1960's sign (long gone) was erected by the Sasquanaug Assoc. at the Old Post Rd entrance. It read: "Sasquanaug Park. Dedicated for the use of Southport residents." The view is looking north from the Old Post Rd into the park. Although the park is a Sasquanaug Assoc. property, its proper name remains Southport Park. The photo was found in the Sasquanaug Assoc. archives in 1998. See comments with photo #480 as well as photos 552 and 553. The sign was made by Edward "Red" Baker, director of Wakeman Memorial Boys'/Girls' Club.
Creator: V Louise Higgins
Publisher:  Pequot Library Association
Date: 1968
Format: Photograph
REFERENCE URL: http://pequotlibrary.cdmhost.com/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/p1038coll5&CISOPTR=386&CISOBOX=1&REC=4

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