Poquonock Avenue, Windsor, CT 2017-08-03T20:28:05+00:00

Project Description

Title:  Poquonock Avenue, Windsor, CT
Creator:  Underwood & Underwood
Object ID:  1998.031.010
Date:  c. 1910-1920
Description:   Sepia toned postcard view looking north up Poquonock Avenue from the center of Windsor, CT. The first house on the left was the home of Rev. Donald Dorchester, pastor of the Trinity Methodist Church. The second building on the left housed the Merwin & Leek Funeral Home business. At the time of this view the roadway was still unpaved. The message on the verso reads: “Dear Bro Joseph: I suppose you know this Ave. Well it look good to me about it the same to you. [E]verthing is the same in old Windsor. Mike the Barbour wants to be remember to you and wish you the best of luck and a safe return to Windsor. He said you must look big in you uniform. Well I will be glad when the war is over so I can see you again. Your Loving bro, John”