Woodmont on the Sound

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Overview
Woodmont on the Sound inhabits a small corner of the world: one square mile with a mile and a half of shoreline on Long Island Sound. It is a borough within the city of Milford, and at the beginning of the 20th century it became a popular summer resort, as trolleys ran through the area from New Haven to Bridgeport. Stately wooden hotels, inns, and cottages welcomed guests for days, weeks, or the entire summer season. Woodmont was a destination for those seeking sun, swimming, boating, and fishing during the hot summer months. Before electricity, telephones, and automobiles, postcards were a fun and vital communication between Woodmont residents and the outside world.
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ISBN: 9780738549682
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Connecticut
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Katherine Krauss Murphy has been a Woodmont resident for more than half her life. In Woodmont on the Sound, postcards from her personal collection and from friends and neighbors, bring a simple, yet glorious, era back to life.
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