November 25, 2008

A picture of The Bristol Press staff in 1882

From Bristol, Connecticut, in the Olden Time "New Cambridge" which Includes Forestville:

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The paper printed its first issue on March 9, 1871, but C.H. Riggs, the first owner, was still around for this picture. He's sitting on the steps, but I'm not sure which one he is. I'm sure someone can tell us.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Cool picture, Steve. Which ones are you and Jackie? ;)

Steve Collins said...

Oh, great, now my kids are posting comments.

Anonymous said...

At least they have a sense of humor.

concerned conservative said...

How quaint. It amuses me somewhat how liberals seem to love looking at old pictures from times before liberals (of today's type) had much influence.