40 Things Only People From Stockbridge Would Know
Every small town has their own private, personal things that anyone past a ten-mile radius would have no freakin' clue what the townsfolk were talkin' about.
Stockbridge has a wealth of words, places, people & events that mean something to the residents but leave out-of-towners completely clueless and feeling stupid.
That being said, if you're from Stockbridge and under 40, you STILL might not have a clue about the following things.....if so, ask anyone a few years older - they might be able to help.
So here's a list of "40 Things Only People From Stockbridge Would Know".....
BALDWIN FARMS $1 U-CUT CHRISTMAS TREES
BARRY KRUMMREY'S BACKYARD CARNIVALS
BILLARDS (This is NOT 'billiards' like a game of pool. Ask an old-timer what it is.)
CARNIVALS AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL
DANCER'S TOY BASEMENT
HAROLD'S COTTON CANDY WAGON
ICE SLIDES BEHIND SMITH ELEMENTARY, POURED BY THE JANITORS FOR THE KIDS TO SLIDE DOWN (has since been banned)
LIBRARY IN THE TOWN HALL
MILLVILLE ICE CREAM CONES
NEHI, HI-KLAS, TEEM & MASON'S
ORIGINAL LOCATION OF WILDE'S SUPERMARKET, DOWNTOWN
SINCLAIR STATION W/ DINOSAUR LOGO
'SLIDE' 10-CENT POP MACHINE AT LANTIS'S
SLOT CAR TRACK
SMITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WOODS (the front woods near Elizabeth Street, torn down many decades ago)
SWEET SHOP SODA FOUNTAIN
THE OLD HERMIT
THE SCREAMING BITCH
TOWN DUMP (closed for decades)
WHO SANG "THE AUCTIONEER SONG"?
WHO WAS THE 6-YEAR-OLD WHO SANG "THE BEATLES DON'T WEAR WIGS"?
If some of you old-timers STILL don't know some of these, let me know and I'll give you the answers. In the meantime, do you have any others? I'm sure. Let me know!