Images of Fairfield and the area from our collection of historical postcards.
Colorized postcard showing people enjoying the beach.
Postcard of Fairfield Beach Pavillion and arbor
Color postcard of people on the beach, with striped sun umbrellas.
Color postcard of rose garden at Sunnie-Holme, Annie B. Jennings' estate.
Color postcard of the foxglove border in the gardens at Sunnie-Holme
Color postcard of the rose garden at Sunnie-Holme, showing the grass pathway with rosebushes.
Colorized postcard of Fairfield Beach, c. 1932
Early 20th-century postcard, titled "Penfield Reef Light, Fairfield, Conn." showing people on balcony of lighthouse and rowboats in the water.
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.
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…