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Gallery 01 - Main St.


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Gallery 02 - Main St. Postcards


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Gallery 03 - Willimantic


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Gallery 04 - Willi Spots


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Gallery 05 - Footbridge


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Gallery 06 - Postcard Series


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Gallery 07 - Businesses - Pre 1930


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Gallery 08 - Businesses - Post 1930


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Gallery 09 - Early Scenes


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Gallery 10 - Buildings


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Gallery 11 - Churches - Religious


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GREX ClubThe street parade began at 9A.M.The two mile long parade consisted of fifty floats and over 1,500 marchers. Almost every society and group in the city participated and several out of town groups joined in.
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Not sure - we're told it's on Natchaug St.The building pictured is, we are told, is the Willimantic Auto Works repair shop at the very end of Natchaug St. Ralph Cabit sent us this photo taken in June, 1944.
--photo courtesy of Ralph Cabit--
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Mourning the CityOn May 31, 1983, the evening before Willimantic (as a city) ceased to exist, mourners held a wake and processed up Main St. The consolidation culminated a 30 year effort to unite city and town and ended Willimantic's 150 year history as a separate political entity.
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the waterfall, mill one and 7 West Park street on the hilltop. Today it is a yellow house with a small dormer on the north side.Photo courtesy of The Mill Museum. I.D. by Nicholas Khan. See their website at http://www.millmuseum.org/
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Horn's Garage WreckerThe picture was taken shortly after WWII. Photo is courtesy of Pete and Nate Horn. According to Pete, " ...back when my father and grandfather owned what later became "Collin's Garage". It has the original phone numbers before "Harrison" when there were just 4 digits.... The garage: 1501, and our house: 2214."
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South Windham Fire Department - July 4, 1911The 1911 July 4th celebration was, in every way, as spectacular as the previous year's celebration. The main differences seem to be that the parade went in the opposite direction.......and there weren't as many photos of it.
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Willimantic - Summer, 1963