Jud Aley is a longtime Westporter. He graduated from Staples High in the 1970s, and has a thriving career as a building contractor.
The other day a plumber he works with sent Jud a photo, from a house on Evergreen Avenue.
The men who proudly signed their names over a century ago were well known in town.
In the early 1900s, William L. Lehn’s family operated a popular Main Street bakery. The name lives on here today — in Lehn Farm Road off Roseville, and Kathy and Peggy Lehn, an American Airlines pilot.
Keene Brothers built a number of houses. They may be related to the developers of Keene Road off North Morningside, which when built in the 1950s was called Keene Estates.
You never know what you’ll find in a basement. The story of Westport can be plastered — quite literally — all over town.