Tag Archives: Savin Rock

Savin Rock: Published on Laff in the Dark

Click Laff in the Dark website for article, photos and more history on Fun Houses around the country… some in operation and some long gone as Savin Rock is. (Savin Rock artwork logo published with permission from George LaCross, with … Continue reading

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Savin Rock: Fun Houses at Savin Rock

Fun Houses at Savin Rock Two iconic fun houses, Peter Franke’s Fun House and Death Valley Days Funny House was once located alongside West Haven, Connecticut’s beachfront at Savin Rock Amusement Park… famous, but now long gone. When I moved … Continue reading

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2020: V – April A to Z… Family Stories: Visiting Savin Rock

2020: V – April A to Z… Family Stories I’m back in 2020 for my fifth year of participating in the yearly April A to Z challenge… and as usual I’ve racked my brain scribbling ideas on paper since the … Continue reading

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Savin Rock… Now and Then: The Sea View Hotel

Savin Rock…Now and Then The Sea View Hotel Through the re-creation idea of James Holt, in placing these structures of where they once stood long ago in West Haven’s Savin Rock… to now… in today’s time and place. (credit also … Continue reading

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2020: U – April A to Z… Family Stories: Uncles Remembered

2020: U – April A to Z… Family Stories I’m back in 2020 for my fifth year of participating in the yearly April A to Z challenge… and as usual I’ve racked my brain scribbling ideas on paper since the … Continue reading

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2020: April A to Z… Family Stories: Theme Reveal

2020: April A to Z… Family Stories “Theme Reveal” I have been preparing the past few months… and today is the day  to finally reveal! The AtoZ Challenge is in its 11th year… and I’m back in 2020 for my … Continue reading

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Family Photographs… and their stories: The Cambino Family

Family Photographs… and their stories The Cambino Family L. to R. back row: Catherine, Freddie, Cecelia, Johnny, Frankie, and Nancy. Front Row: Minnie (Domenica), Antonette “Dolly” (baby) in Minnie’s lap and Joe (Giuseppe/Joseph). I’m dating this photograph in the late … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 26 (June 24 – June 30): Legend

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 26 (June 24 – June 30): Legend I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… writing, editing and researching daily for 365 … Continue reading

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2019: M… A to Z Italian Famiglia Foods and Memories: Mama’s Old-Fashioned Root Beer

2019: M… A to Z Italian Famiglia Foods and Memories: Mama’s Old-Fashioned Root Beer I’m back for “year 4” of the A to Z… April Challenge! My first year of this challenge had me racking my brain for a writing … Continue reading

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Savin Rock… Now and Then: Bishop’s Colonnade

Savin Rock… Now and Then Bishop’s Colonnade Through the re-creation idea of James Holt, in placing these structures of where they once stood long ago in West Haven’s Savin Rock, to now in today’s time; also, credit to Marc Friedland in … Continue reading

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