Jacobs Tavern Clock.
The famous Jacobs Tavern clock, shipped to America as a wedding present prior to the Revolutionary War. This clock was originally a mantle clock, later sat in the attic, was shipped to several states and was in pieces until it was saved. Tracked down by Mark Snay, a generous donor bought the clock and donated to the Thompson Historical Society This is the clock that President George Washington saw personally in 1789 when he breakfasted at Jacobs on his tour of New England following his election.
Upham District School
March 2014 – last images of the stone structure that was the Upham District School
John Hoening – Founder of the Thompson Speedway:
John Hoenig pointing to the Speedway Complex he created in East Thompson CT
1919 Parade in Grosvenordale
Thompson Firemen in 1919 Parade celebrating the end of World War I, Grosvenordale, CT
Sacred Heart Church
Interior View – painting
North Grosvenordale – Paving future Rt. 12
Pouring the roadway for future Rt. 12; this could be the Vito Leo Company at work circa 1914. The paved portion connected the two mills together. The Grosvenor-Dale Company had an electric car that was used to run between the mills.
Main Street in No. Grosvenordale, showing the Evangelical Lutheran Church – Image # P0000616
Lester Map of 1832
This map shows Thompson at its maximum extent. In 1855, Putnam was created partially from the South Neighborhood from Thompson.
Tourtellotte Memorial Room inside the High School
Another view of the Tourtellotte Memorial Room
Joe & Sue Lindley at the Tourtellotte Memorial Room