"Out of the many hundreds of people who saw Milton J. Stewart's boat lying on top of East Rock, where it was built by him, probably nine-tenths concluded that the boat would never be worth anything except for kindling wood and fully that proportion thought it would get smashed to pieces in being taken down the rock to the water... All there was to it was this: He waited until there was a good fall of snow and then loaded the little ship on to an ox-sled, put bolsters under it to keep it from being damaged during the jolting, and with a pair of horses drew the vessel down the old Rock road, which is as bad as 'the rocky road to Dublin,' and down to the water's edge near Neck bridge."
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The Republican League Purchases the Club House on Chapel Street
"Yesterday a very important purchase of property was made, being the purchase of the club house of the Republican league by its members, the consideration being $25,000... Dr. Winchell will convey to the club a clean title of the property -- which was formerly occupied as a family residence by Marshal Carll, and previous to that by the late Gaius F. Warner, and which is situated in front of the Hyperion Theater."
New Haven Green and Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett
"View of the New Haven Green from southeast corner of Temple and Chapel Streets. Shows the three churches and State House with Yale Chapel in background. Figures and cows on Green in foreground. Title, 'NEW HAVEN, CONN./COMPRISING A VIEW OF THE EPISCOPAL AND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES, STATE HOUSE AND YALE COLLEGE/New York-Drawn, Engraved and Published by… Continue reading New Haven Green and Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett
Gaius Warner house, originally with a double bow front
"Squeezed between opera house and club: the remains of the Gaius Warner house, 1860, Henry Austin - originally with a double bow front."-excerpt courtesy of, "New Haven, a Guide to Architecture and Urban Design," by Elizabeth Mills Brown, 1976. (top) Image courtesy of Connecticut State Library Digital Archive, "Warner Hall," by Herbert Randall, Survey of… Continue reading Gaius Warner house, originally with a double bow front