Around the Suffield Green – #ThursdayDoors

We are back in Suffield today and I am borrowing the descriptions from the National Registry of Historic Places, to which the entire Suffield Historic District was added in 1979. The text from the nomination form describes the buildings in today’s gallery. In addition, some photos from the nomination form, including a rare 19th century... Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Price – Recognition

Yesterday, NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 featured the “600 Miles of Remembrance” as 40 cars displayed the name of a fallen soldier on its windshield. Car number 19, driven by Martin Truex Jr. featured the name John A. Chapman. Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman is a name some of my eagle-eyed regular readers might find familiar. It... Continue Reading →

Montgomery Building – Now – #ThursdayDoors

A couple years ago, I featured doors from the Montgomery Mill complex. At that time, a developer was making plans to purchase, restore and repurpose the former “Decorative and Electrical Tinsel” plant into apartments. The complex is located on the industrial island between the Windsor Locks Canal and the Connecticut River – a challenging place... Continue Reading →

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