Monthly Archive for October, 2010

: October, 2010

Bridgeport Presidential Visits

Excitement!  President Obama is coming to town! The question has arisen several times over the last few weeks…what presidents came to visit Bridgeport over the years?  We know that George

Robert Pelton

Left to Right: Unknown, James J. Managan,III, Mayor Leonard S. Paoletta and Robert S. Pelton, Curator. Reviewing the reovation plans 1984. Photograph Bridgeport History Center, Bridgeport Public

Bridgeport History Highlight

See for further information as the year continues.   From the 1936 Bridgeport Municipal Register: “On November 20, 1935 the library opened to the public a room