Artist & Sculptor Frederick Charles Shrady lived at 190 Maple Road from 1959 until his death in 1990.
Novelist & Playwright Edna Ferber lived at 190 Maple Road during the 1940’s and ’50’s.
Aviation pioneer and manufacturer Igor Sikorsky lived the final 20 years of his life on Morehouse Road.
Singer and radio personality Vaughn deLeath who maintained a home at 910 Sport Hill Road beginning in 1924
Rudolph Bannow, President & Founder of Bridgeport Machines and President 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 Pfeiffer standing to her immediate right (left in the photograph). That’s Ms. Keller’s companion, Polly Thompson at the far right.
The Reverend James Johnson, first minister of the Congregational Church
Lora Adams 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 one day 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.