Fairfield County Homes for Sale: September 2008

The History of Fayerweather Yacht Club and Black Rock Harbor

"The History of Fayerweather Yacht Club and Black Rock Harbor"

To be held Monday, September 29th at 6:30 PM at the North Branch Library 3455 Madison Ave, Bridgeport.

Robert Kranyik will relate the history of the yacht club, whose original structure was built in 1772 by Samuel Smedley and Samuel Sturges of Fairfield and was part of the main waterfront of Black Rock known as the "Upper Wharves".

It was a storehouse for many of the goods that reached Black Rock from the West Indies, China and other parts of the world and also served as the customs house.

For more information, call Audrey, Bridgeport Community Historical Society at 337-2048 weekdays

 



 

 

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Comment balloon 3 commentsGail Robinson • September 28 2008 11:38AM
The History of Fayerweather Yacht Club and Black Rock Harbor
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