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The Boyle Pharmacy, located on the corner of Unquowa Road and Post Road

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Benjamin Betts sold dry goods, groceries, and general merchandise from this store at the corner of the Post Road and Unquowa Place, seen here in 1894. The business was founded around 1844 by his father, Moses Betts.

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E. W. S. Pickett's Store. Built 1894, burned 1911. Pickett's had the first plate glass windows. Fairfield Post Office was located in Pickett's Store. Pickett's was located on the northeast corner of Sanford Street and Boston Post Road. Hyde's Pond is…

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A woman in colonial costume (believed to be a member of the Wakeman family) at the Osborne House.

909 Kings Highway West

The Osborne house was built by John Osborne in 1673. The house was expanded in 1702. The house is assumed to be the oldest…

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Benjamin Betts' Store stood on the Boston Post Road (then Spring Street) at the present site of the Mecurio Building (1508 Post Rd). This photo is looking east with the store on the north side of the street.

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Fred Disbrow's Store - Meats and Groceries. Situated on Main Street between the Savings Bank and the Pequot Inn in Southport, Conn, the building was erected by Frederick A. Disbrow. The east side of the building was rented to Charles E. Bulkely as a…

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George E. Elwood's store.

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Domenico Mercurio's Store - Fruits, Vegetables, Confections. Located at 1508 Post Road in Fairfield.

Mercurio's Market was founded in 1900 by Domenic Mercurio Sr., who used to sell fruits and vegetables door-to-door from a horse and wagon. The…

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From left to right: Margaret Rudkin (Pepperidge Farm founder), Angie Mercurio, Dominic A. (Merk) Mercurio, Dominic Mercurio, Jr., A. James (Jimmy) Mercurio, Sally Mercurio.


Mercurio's Market was founded in 1900 by Domenic Mercurio Sr., who used…

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The Boyle Pharmacy, located on the corner of Unquowa Road and Post Road
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