Tag Archives: West Haven CT

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: O – April A to Z… Family Stories: Oh My… Do I Have Stories

2020: O -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 racked my brain scribbling ideas on paper since the end … Continue reading

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2020: M – April A to Z… Family Stories: Memories of The Farm

2020: M – 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 racked my brain scribbling ideas on paper since the … Continue reading

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2020: K – April A to Z… Family Stories: King of West Haven Speedway – King Cambo

2020: K – 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 racked my brain scribbling ideas on paper since the … Continue reading

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2020: G – April A to Z… Family Stories: Grocery Shopping… and more

2020: G – 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 racked my brain scribbling ideas on paper since the … 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 31 (July 29 – Aug 4): Brother

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 31 (July 29 – Aug 4): Brother 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: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 27 (July 1 – July 07): Independent

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 27 (July 1 – July 07): Independent 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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