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Name Aaron Bissell House
Number of Archive records 3
Number of Photo records 5

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1992.06.001 -

Article from the Feb 13, 1924 of the East Hartford Weekly Gazette on the flood. Includes photo of the ice jam on the CT River. Portion of article from the Hartford Times of Nov 8, 1927 comparing the 1927 Flood with the Pumpkin Flood of 1854. Four photos of South Windsor scenes from the 1927 Flood. 43 photos of South Windsor scenes from the 1936 Flood.

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2005.04.001 - Edward Curtin South Windsor History Scrapbook

21 page scrapbook of South Windsor photos, notes, news articles, and a 1906 Union School post card all compiled by Edward Curtin in 1990s. Curtin attended Union School in 1928. He lists the teachers by grade in 1928. Also shown are main street houses associated with Porter, Eldredge, Miller, Beckerman, Tudor, Starr, Parmelee. Also included is a Caucus Registration dated 1914 for John E. Curtin. Eight B&W photos from about 1930 depict tobacco farming Page 1: Main Street map Page 2: Union District School Page 3: Abiezer Porter house Page 4: Wood Memorial Library Page 5: Dr. Tudor house Page 6: Unidentified house Page 7: East Windsor Hill post office Page 8: News clippings and c

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2014.13 - Carol Raymond Birden Oral History Interview

Carol Raymond Birden talked about the owners of Main Street (East Windsor Hill) homes located in the Historic District of South Windsor. She also shared some of her experiences as a nearly life-long resident of the neighborhood. At the time of the interview, Carol was 83 years old. Photographs of the homes are included with this interview as is a road map showing street numbers for each of the homes discussed.

Image of R1993.24.448 - Hildred Raymond Photo Collection

R1993.24.448 - Hildred Raymond Photo Collection

Lewis and Catherine Sperry 1891 Main St., East Windsor Hill The small porch, attached to the side of the house, is now on the west side of the house, behind the Bissell house.

Image of R1993.24.449 - Hildred Raymond Photo Collection

R1993.24.449 - Hildred Raymond Photo Collection

Lewis and Catherine Sperry house at 1891 Main Street, East Windsor Hill

Image of R1993.24.646 - Hildred Raymond Photo Collection

R1993.24.646 - Hildred Raymond Photo Collection

Black and white image downed trees at the Eli Haskell house, 1891 Main Street on East Windsor Hill. This was storm damage in 1938 from the hurricane and flood. Later (2005) owned by Lavey family. (verified by Doris Burgdorf)

Image of 1994.07.150 -

1994.07.150 -

Aaron Bissell house 1891 Main St, South Windsor, Ct. Built in 1813.

Image of 2014.02.02 -

2014.02.02 -

Photograph of a house, 1891 Main Street, East Windsor Hill, build by Aaron Bissell. A caption for the image reads: "Location: East Windsor Hill, Connecticut. Occupant: Louis Sperry [sic; Lewis Sperry]. Date of Photo: May 30, 1922. Built by Aaron Bissell in 1813. He was a town nabob, rival and enemy of John Watson (residence across the street). Thought to be wealthy but failed in business. House has 27 rooms."