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Co. "L" Plaque - Memorial stone in Memorial Park
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Company "E" leaves Willimantic for the Spanish-American War - 1898Captain Flynn and the 110 men of Company E prepare to depart Willimantic for Niantic, the first stop on their way to the Spanish-American War. The Thread Co. and most businesses shut down and the entire city was decorated with flags for the occasion. Almost every society, club and government body participated in a parade to Union Station. From there, the Company went for further training at Fort Meade. They remained at Fort Meade for the duration of the War and returned to Willimantic in March, 1899.
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Insulation Products Company - South Street
The “Insulation Products Company” which produced insulated wire and was located on South Street. It was later reorganized as “The William Brand Co.”. Pic of the Week - August 23, 2012
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Alert Hose Co.The Alert Hose Company's decorated fire wagon.
Photo courtesy of Mike Tirone.
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Latham's Market - North WindhamPic of the Week - September 6, 2012
"Eindham History Buff" told us that, "Latham's super market stood on the corner of old RT6 and Bassetts Bridge Rd. It extended out over the bank, and was supported by abutments. Evidece of these still exist.If you travel back up old rte.6 towards RT6 you will find the old foundation of the Rocky Spring Soda Co. ,with a huge pile of old broken soda bottles littering the bank."
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Picnic - July 16, 1890Among the men identified are :Arthur Bill (General Manager of Hall and Bill Printing Co.) , James Ross (the agent for Eagleville Mills) , Oscar Tanner (tavern owner and soon-to-be Willimantic mayor), Charles Boss (owner of Church St. lumberyard), Charles Leonard (chief engineer of the Fire Department) , Jim Reed , Jim Small (hotel owner) , Eugene Boss (agent for Willimantic Linen/ATCO).
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Supreme Auto Parts Co. (Photo courtesy of Stan)
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American Thread CompanyThe caption says, "American Thread Company" although at least one of the gentlemen is from Hilltop Hose Number 3.


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Unidentified Rag PickerThis picture was taken by Julian Beville who also climbed the 200 foot high smokestack at Windham Mfg. Co. to take photos of Willimantic from the top. It is of a still unidentified rag picker who worked for “Warner’s of Willimantic”. A note on the back of the picture says it could be a, “Mr. Neff where the school buses are parked”. The lettering on the wagon says, “Warners – Willimantic”. Pic of the Week January 16, 2014
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Willimantic Savings Institute building in the '30sThis 1930s picture shows the Willimantic Savings Institute clock. The Hotel Hooker is on the far left. In the mid 1930s, the Savings Institute building was also home to “The Great A&P Tea Co.”. The next building to the right was “The F&W Grand 5&10”. Pic of the Week November 21, 2013
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Quidnick-Windham Mfg. Co. smokestackThis was the smokestack of the Quidnick-Windham Manufacturing Company on Bridge Street. It was on the southwest corner of their “L” shaped building. In the 1940s, the buildings were bought and used by Electro-Motive.
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Tilden-Jordan Block Here is the Tilden Block following the renovation of 1894. Note that the whole front facade has been changed and a third floor added. In 1906 it became the Jordan Block and housed the Jordan Hardware Co. It was destroyed in the fire of 1916.
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Chappell Avenue (list of names of residents)Work on the project was begun in April, 1943 with a grant to Windham from the FPHA. Associated Construction Co. of Groton completed the work in July, 1943. The total cost of the project was $382,250.
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Willimantic Traction Co. trolleyAda Kerachsky Albright says, "The trolley is heading south on the Old South Windham Road, crossing the intersection of Kick Hill Road and about to go up Babcock Hill Road. In the far background is Route 32 which runs parallel to the old South Windham Road. My family lived in what had been the old schoolhouse on Babcock Hill Road, and before the land across the road from our house was developed, there was a lane that had once been a trolley lane and went to the short road paralleling Route 32 that starts behind where the gas station is/was.
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Harrington Clothing Co. Buisness Card
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