Ellington-Somers History: Where Was This Photo Taken?

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

Where was this photo taken? 

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 "Who Are These People?" and there were several correct guesses. They are George and Emmy Schiessl.

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

"George Schiessl was the gracious maitre d' of the Somers Inn from 1938 to 1966 in association with his wife, Emmy (Joerg) Schiessl, and Alphons and Hilda (Schiessl) Joerg. He was endlessly cheerful and thoughtful; on any given day at 2:00 p.m. sharp, he could be seen taking lunch to Mrs. Pio at her variety shp across the street. George was a talented musician, serving as organist and soloist for All Saints Church and performing frequently with the Village Players. While he was honored by the Rotary and Lions clubs among others, he is perhaps best remembered by succeeding generations of children as a sprightly and beloved school crossing guard. In 1996, at age 98, he was an enthusiastic onlooker at the relocation of the old Free Public Library."

Bryan February 05, 2013 at 07:39 PM
Moser Farm?
hbroer February 06, 2013 at 05:04 PM
Pinney farm
Karl Walton February 07, 2013 at 03:52 PM
If it is not the Pinney Farm (Elm Knoll) then it may be the farm that was owned by the Keeney family down on Maple Street. The only other large Dairy operation was the Lipton's Family Farm on Rt. 83 where the family still lives.


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