Ellington-Somers History: Where is This Building?

Test your knowledge of Ellington and Somers history with this photo from the archives of the historical societies.

Where is this building? 

Here's a hint, it is in Somers. 

If you think you know the answer, respond in the "Leave a comment" box below this article. We'll run the answer next week, along with a new historical photo.

The image has been provided by the Somers Historical Society.

Last week's question was "Where is This Location?" and there were several correct guesses. It is Shady Lake. 

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According to Images of America: Somers, from the Somers Historical Society:

"In the 1930s and later, Shady Lake was a popular recreational swimming and picnic area with bathouses, picnic tables, snack bar, and other buildings. It is owned by the Romanos, who found it necessary to close it down because of the high cost of liability insurance. The pond is still beautiful, but the area is overgrown and the buildings are gone. One hopes the area will find a new use."

Christine Gonyea December 26, 2012 at 03:17 PM
It is on Maple Street I believe number 93.


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