Notable Neighbors Photo Gallery Artist & sculptor Frederick Charles Shrady lived at 190 Maple Road from 1959 until his death in 1990. Novelist & playright Edna Ferber lived on Maple Road during the 1940's and '50's. Aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky called Easton his home from the early 1950's until his death in 1972. The family lived at 422 Morehouse Road. This cover of Time Magazine was from November 16, 1953 when Mr. Sikorsky lived in town. Singer and radio personality Vaughn deLeath who lived at 910 Sport Hill Road starting in 1924. Rudolph Bannow, President & Founder of Bridgeport Machines and head of the National Association of Manufacturers during the Eisenhower Administration. He resided on Flat Rock Drive. Helen Keller "listening" to Mark Twain talk during a January 1909 visit to Twain's Stormfield estate in Redding. Helen Keller posing with Mark Twain at Stormfield in January of 1909. Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan, Mark Twain and publisher Laurence Hutton at one of their first encounters in 1894. Helen Keller captivates Charlie Chaplin. 1939 Helen Keller stands behind the model of her new home Arcan Ridge, donated by Gustav Pheiffer at her immediate right. The Reverend James Johnson, first minister of the Congregational Church. Lora Afams Clark taught at the Adams School. Three generations of the Marsh family in 1910. Ambrose Marsh at the left was a 2 time State Representative; grandson Laurence, atop the horse, would become the President of the Marsh Dairy, and Ambrose's sons George and Ralph would one day become officers of the Volunteer Fire Department, with George serving as President from 1945-1950. 1955 on the set of Giant. Author Edna Ferber talking with actor James Dean. Ferber wrote Giant while living on Maple Road in Easton. Franklin Homer Hubbell in his later years. Mr. Hubbell was responsible for the creation of Aspetuck Orchards while he was employed by the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company. Farmer & State Representative Ambrose Marsh c.1895. Bill Gregory went by the name Bill Injun. Whether he was actually of Native American heritage may never be known, but the old-timers in the middle of the last century liked to tell the story of the old Indian who did odd jobs and lived in a shack near the corner of Sport Hill & Rock House Roads. c. 1895 photo.