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Fairfield Beach, July 18, 1973

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Storm damage to the Sauna Club at Penfield Pavilion

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The Penfield Pavilion on November 23, 1976.

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Postcard of the Fairfield Beach landscape and houses, c. 1900.

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Annie B. Jennings (in bandana) swimming at beach.

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Mrs. Tomlinson at the beach

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The Fairfield Beach Club: three women and a man in front of a sailbout. Annie B. Jennings is on the left.

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St. Mary's by the Sea in Black Rock was built in 1893 by New York stockbroker Thomas Pearsall in honor of his wife, and the log-walled chapel was used for about nine years. Pearsall's house was on the bluff just uphill from the chapel. The chapel was…

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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…

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