Postcards

Title

Postcards

Description

Images of Fairfield and the area from our collection of historical postcards.

Items in the Postcards Collection

Beach at Fairfield, Conn.
Colorized postcard showing people enjoying the beach.

The Fairfield Beach Co's Pavillion
Postcard of Fairfield Beach Pavillion and arbor

Jennings Beach
Color postcard of people on the beach, with striped sun umbrellas.

Sunnie-Holme rose garden
Color postcard of rose garden at Sunnie-Holme, Annie B. Jennings' estate.

Sunnie-Holme foxglove border
Color postcard of the foxglove border in the gardens at Sunnie-Holme

Sunnie-Holme rose garden pathway
Color postcard of the rose garden at Sunnie-Holme, showing the grass pathway with rosebushes.

Fairfield Beach
Colorized postcard of Fairfield Beach, c. 1932

Penfield lighthouse postcard, c. 1900
Early 20th-century postcard, titled "Penfield Reef Light, Fairfield, Conn." showing people on balcony of lighthouse and rowboats in the water.

Railroad station postcard
Early 20th-century postcard, titled "R.R. Station, Fairfield, Conn." shows front of station, with a horse and buggy and an automobile in the driveway.

Fairfield beach "campers" postcard
Black and white postcard titled "Campers, Fairfield Beach. Fairfield, Conn." Shows large tent-like structures used to provide temporary shelter at the beach. An American flag and a pavilion are also pictured. Although Fairfield's beach became a mecca…