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    Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    Memories: Patrolman directs traffic on Main Street, 1950s

    1950s — A Norwich patrolman directs traffic on Main Street. On the left is Chelsea Bank, a barbershop and Main Street ESSO. On the right is the Buckingham Memorial, retail stores and the YMCA.

    Ken Keeley is the author of numerous pictorial history books of Norwich, Taftville, New London, The Norwich Rose Arts Festival, The History of Ocean Beach Park, and The History of the Norwich Little League & Farm System - 1950-1975. His books are available at La Stella’s Italian Bakery in Taftville, La Stella’s Pizzeria in the downtown, and Backus Hospital Gift Shop. He can be reached on Facebook, or via email at kenekjr000@comcast.net.

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