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Name Main Street South Windsor
Number of Archive records 272
Number of Object records 2
Number of Photo records 67

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2001.15.0105.09 - Simple solution to Wapping Center's traffic problem; Friendly, not 'tony'

Photocopy two letters to editor. First, by Harold J. A. Collins, suggests making Wapping Center a four-corner intersection and build road from Bissell Bridge to Manchester. Second, by Barney E. Daley, objects to a reference to South Windsor's Main Street "tony" and then recounts history. Included in folder 6 are the original newspaper articles in plastic folder.

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2001.15.0100.45 - Map Daley Land

Photocopy of hand drawn map depicting Podunk River flowing from Main Street. Notes Andross house 200 Main Street. Handwritten notes "approx 12 acres" and "Daley Land; Old Indian Lands."

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2001.15.0116.07 - Corridor Location

Publication of the Connecticut Department of Transportation (17" H x 11" W; folded 11" H x 8 1/2"W) for a public hearing to be held April 28, 1970 on the relocation of U. S. 5 in South Windsor and East Hartford, CT. Inside map shows recommended Rt. 5 to be multi-lane, limited access highway built west of Main Street and east of the Connecticut River.

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2001.15.0116.15 - Main Street 1800

Photocopy of hand drawn map of Main St., John Barber 1800 circa with list of land owners from Stoughton Brook south to East Hartford town line.

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2001.15.0116.16 - The Street 1800

Photocopy of map of Main St., entitled "The Street 1800" with list of land owners from the Scantic River south to East Hartford town line.

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2001.15.0116.17 - Main Street

Photocopy of hand drawn map of Main St. with list of land owners from the East Windsor/South Windsor line south to Stoughton's Brook.

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2001.15.0116.22 - East Hartford and Main Street South Windsor

Two copies of map of East Hartford and Main Street, South Windsor. One is 12" H x 8 1/2" W and has hand written "1870-1889." The map of East Hartford is similar to 2001.15.0116.21. The map of Main Street, South Windsor lists land owners plus Dist. No. 1 through Dist. No. 4.

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2001.15.0116.23 - East Windsor Hill

Hand drawn map (13" H x 8 1/2" W) depicts the land owners and dates on East Windsor Hill from Sullivan Avenue to Strong Road.

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2001.15.0116.40 - Zoning Map

1981 Zoning Map Town of South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut (23" H x 29" W) prepared by South Windsor Planning Department 1981 Oct. Handwritten names of property owners on Main Street.

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2001.15.0123.01 - Land Owners before 1700

Ten pages of notes and drawings by Barney E. Daley, dated 1989 Dec 5, to depict the location of the original land owners on Main Street. Barney Daley used "the measurements from Stiles and broke them down into feet." He has measurements in rods on the left and feet on the right. Page 10 lists lots north of the Scantic River. Two copies with the first nine pages included. Barney Daley figured 2.5 rods to be 41.25 feet. (Note from Internet: 1 rod equals 5 1/2 yards or 16 1/2 feet.)

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2001.15.0123.02 - Residents of South Windsor at Civil War

In five typed pages, Barney Daley describes families that lived on major roads in South Windsor. The information was taken from an 1850 map. Roads include Main Street, Paper Mill Road, Old Road, Burnham Street, Sullivan Avenue, Ellington Road, Pierce Road, Strong Road, Miller Road, Barber Hill Road, Avery Street, Oakland Road, Buckland Road, Rye Street.

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2001.15.0123.07 - Proposed Historic Dist. South Windsor, Conn.

Photocopy of map East Windsor Hill Section of proposed historic disctrict for Main Street, South Windsor, CT. Map lists the dates of property from North end of Main Street to Strong Road. Handwritten on margin "H286" and "214A."

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2001.15.0123.11 - Connecticut River 1936 Flood

Four handwritten pages (8 1/2"H x 7"W) describe the effects of the 1936 flooding of the Connecticut River to Main Street, South Windsor. The details begin on 1936 Mar 18, a Wednesday, and continue to the crest of 39.9 feet on Sunday.

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2001.15.0123.12 - Deacon Holman

Two photographed pages. First is from "The Weekly Gazette" 1897 Jun 4, a Friday with articles about East Hartford and the featured biography of Deacon Henry Holman. Second page (5 3/4"H x 8 1/2"W) is photocopy of photo of house with three people. Handwritten "Sta 32. Henry Holman House Main St. So Windsor." Handwritten on back "prob. Charles Adelbert Stiles, Jane H. Stiles, Mary Stiles." Purple stickey note "from So Windsor Gazette orig. filed in bottom map drawer--be sure to accession."

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2001.15.0123.16 - 40 Years Ago

Photocopy of two newspaper articles and photocopy of old Bossen's store. The first, from "The Hartford Courant", is comment by Melissa Olson that tobacco will be grown again on Main Street. Shade grown tobacco began in 1902 by Nathaniel Jones. Handwritten date 1988 Apr 8. Second article, also from "The Hartford Courant," states that 1984 Dec 31 tobacco growers in Connecticut will plan to sell at auction in New York. The third item is a picture of Bossen's Store. Handwritten note "Old Store Bossen's on Main St. South Windsor. Built in 1823 barn, Baptist church, store, P.O."

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2001.15.0123.23 - Ethnic Changes

Barney Daley researched the ethnic changes for his book Tobacco Parish by listing early residents with those after 1900. Pages two through five are a handwritten list of date built and owner with handwritten title "from Jane Holman Stiles, Residents of Main St. So. Windsor. BED." Sixth page is a double column list of house number, date built and handwritten names of owner. Pages seven through ten, begin with 340 Main Street, listing owner, house number, date of house, out buildings up to 1876 Main Street. Handwritten on page seven "Past 1900 inhabitants." There are many handwritten notes, dates and corrections. Included are two copies of pages seven through ten.

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2001.15.0123.24 - Old Meetinghouse

Photocopy of two photographs. First is First Congregational Church with caption "The Old Meeting House, South Windsor; Erected 1762; Demolished 1845." "(from sketch by E. W. Ellsworth, in the Wolcott Memorial.)" Second photograph is Main Street, Hartford, CT with caption "Main Street, looking South, showing the banking house of G. P. Bissell and Company." Typed note "on right. State House on left." "See wood crosswalks."

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2001.15.0124.02 - South of Boat Launch

Hand drawn map (8 1/2"H x 6 1/2"W; folded 8 1/2"H x 5"W) of Main Street, South Windsor, CT from Vibert Road in north to Tudor Drain in south. Map includes owner and number of acres. Handwritten "River, Road and South of Boat Launch."

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2001.15.0124.03 - Kennedy Drain

Three pages describing the Kennedy Drain. First page seems to be original list of land owners with rods and links from the Podunk River north to Meadow Road. Photocopy of page one included. Second page is a photocopy of first page with handwritten notes including title, Kennedy Drain Late 1800s. Third page, handwritten by Barney Daley, provides current addresses and owners corresponding to original list.