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Friday Flashback #127

Mary Gai is a native Westporter. She’s fascinated with local history. In her spare time, she searches the internet for long-ago news references to our town.

These reports all appeared in the 1800s, in papers across the country. There’s little context to any of them. But that’s okay. Readers are free to make up their own back stories — and imagine what Westport life was like, way back when.