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The Shaboo Inn - Mansfield

Eaton's Ice House - Mansfield, CTEaton's Ice House was located in Mansfield just about where the present RT 6 North Frontage Rd. intersects Mansfield City Road.

Eaton's Ice House - Mansfield, CT
 

Pollack MillThe Max Pollack Mill in Conantville. This would eventually become the Shaboo.  


Addition to Pollack Mill

 This was tthe addition to the Pollack Mill (also known as the Conantville Mill). The older section of the mill later became home to the famous Shaboo nightclub. Since this addition was on the backside of the mill, it was not often seen by patrons of the place, who mostly arrived after dark and entered the front door next to the big Shaboo Inn sign.
    Pollack Mill




Pollack Mill


Pollack Mill
 
Pollack Mill

 
Pollack Mill

 
Pollack Mill
   
 
Oden's Store
Alfred Oden did much more than run a country store. He was the village postmaster, served as the Mayor of Mansfield Center and as a Trustee at the Mansfield Congregational Church. Oden later bought the O.S. Chaffee Mill in Chaffeeville and the Boston Grain Company in Willimantic.
 

Mansfield Four Corners  

The Ridges - RT 32 at Willimantic-Mansfield lineThank you to Ed Breen of Columbia who wrote:
"That picture brought great memories for me. The picture is the old trolley waiting area that was located in "The Ridges" area of Mansfield on the corner of Route 32 and Old Kent Road. The dead end street in the background is Old Kent Road. In 1945 I graduated from the three room Ridges School that was located at the very end of Old Kent Road. The trolley, that had run from Coventry Lake to Norwich, had long disappeared, but all the kids in that area would gather at the waiting area for the school bus to Windham High School.
 

MansfieldState Training School and Hospital.  The photo was taken when the building was used by “The Connecticut Colony for Epileptics”. In 1917, the CT legislature merged it with “The Connecticut Training School for the Feeble Minded” (previously known as the School for Imbeciles) which, at the time, was located in Lakeville. With the merger and move came the new name, Mansfield State Training School and Hospital
Herding Cows
John Ferreri said, "This looks a lot like Rt 195 in Storrs. Horsebarn Hill in particular. The view is to the south, toward Willimantic but taken west of the campus. Today, the "towers" dorms would be on your right. "

StorrsThe postcard caption says, "Rear view with lake. Connecticut Agricultural College, Storrs, Conn.".
 
       
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