Tag Archives: Bridgeport

Frank E. Guyott and John G. Stohl

Since Sunday was Father’s Day, so I thought I would take this week’s blog post to expand upon the little I wrote of Frank Guyott and John Stohl when I introduced you all to Dotty, Edie, and Ev. Frank E. … Continue reading

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Letter From Home

Sharing the existence of a letter from Dotty’s step-mom Lou provided me with the opportunity for me to write three (now four) posts and hear from you about general mail delivery, falling behind schedule during your vacations, and the desire … Continue reading

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Road Trip 1929: Day 1: Bridgeport to Hawley

Any good journey starts with Day 1, and to thank everyone for helping the Three Months By Car Facebook page get over 100 Likes before the 31st, I wanted to share a post card with all of you. Day 1 … Continue reading

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Meet Dorothy

Dorothy Guyott, better known as Dotty and the author of the postcards and letters from the 1929 road trip, was born in 1906 in Massachusetts.  She moved to the Bridgeport, Connecticut area with her father Frank Guyott after the death … Continue reading

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A Journey Begins…

Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome to Three Months By Car! In 1929, three young women, ages 23 and 25, went on a three-months-long, tri-country road trip. In total they drove 12,353 miles. They autocamped, stayed in hotels, and occasionally … Continue reading

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