Author: bnelson

The Great Radio War

The year was 1927 and the town of Easton was just beginning the slow transformation from farming community to residential haven for the industrial hubs of Southern Fairfield County. The earlier part of the century had witnessed an influx of Eastern European settlers who were both willing and able to eke a living out of…

And Then There Were Six…

Six was the number of school districts left in Easton by the spring of 1920. As some of the outlying farms were shrinking in size due to poor soil conditions, with farmers moving into cities such as Bridgeport where work was plentiful, and property acquisitions continued by the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company for their expanded watershed…