Edith B. Nettleton Historical Room Photograph Collection

This collection includes hundreds of historical photos of Guilford and environs, including scenic views, portraits, activities, celebrations, events, homes and businesses. Highlights include several photos of the aftermath of the Hurricane of 38 as well as ...

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Replanting the Guilford Green after the Hurricane of 1938

Replanting the Guilford Green after the Hurricane of 1938. Facing the northwest corner, intersection of Whitifield and Broad Streets. From left to right: 15 Whitfield St., 1 Whitfield St., 76 Broad St., 88 Broad St.
Benton / Beecher House<br /><br />

This house was originally on Broad Street, on the site where the First Congregational Church now stands. Lot Benton and his wife, Catherine Lyman (of Middletown) had no children of their own but had adopted Mrs. Benton’s nephew, Lyman Beecher. …
West side of Guilford Green after the Hurricane of 1938<br /><br />

The west side of the Guilford Green facing Whitfield St. after the Hurricane of 1938. The Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. is 25 Whitfield Street, obscured behind the tree is 21 Whitfield Street, and the structure on the right is 17 Whitfield Street.
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