Maple Avenue Postcard 2017-08-03T20:39:07+00:00

Project Description

Title:  Maple Avenue, Windsor, CT
Creator:  Mason, William H. H.
Object ID:  1998.031.008
Date:  1918

Description:  Sepia toned postcard view of Maple Avenue, Windsor, CT. The old Windsor Town Hall building is seen in the foreground on the corner of Maple Ave. and Broad Street. Much of the rest of Maple Avenue is residential. Message on the verso of the card reads:

“Dear Loving Bro Joseph, Well Joseph this is the town Hall and today is election day Nov. 5. so between the Dem’ and Republicans this is hot ground as each party is sure of there party winning the Vote. Majoyity [sic] of people says that the Republicans will win all ever even Congress so tonight will tell the tale. Margaret.”

The card is addressed to Pvt. Joseph F. Bushnell from his sister Margaret.