19 June 2014

• Pleasure Beach to Be Reopened


“Pleasure Beach occupies 71 acres on a peninsula shared by Bridgeport and the neighboring town of Stratford. The only way to reach the beach is by boat or hiking along a two-mile sandspit that connects Pleasure Beach to Stratford.

”Bridgeport annexed Pleasure Beach from West-Stratford in 1889. Professional baseball teams such as the Chicago Cubs played over a century ago at a baseball park at the site. Franklin D. Roosevelt gave a speech there in 1932 when he was governor of New York.”

Note some cool, old photos in the article.

Please visit this link to read the full article: OnLineWSJ.com


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