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Historical Where Am I?

Can you guess where this old photo was taken? Bonus if you can guess the year.

Welcome to our latest edition of Where Am I? - with a historical twist. Patch wants to see how well you know your town's history. This photo, courtesy of King Pedlar puts your knowledge to the test.

Can you tell us where this photo was taken, the date of the photo and what is located there today?

If you think you can identify the photo, leave a comment with your best guess. We will give you a hint after day two if no guesses are correct.

Don't forget to be as specific as you can and remember it’s all for fun.

The first person to guess correctly will be congratulated on our Facebook page and Twitter feed.

If you can't figure it out, don't fret! We'll post the answer next week.

Dan January 17, 2012 at 12:56 AM
Pete January 17, 2012 at 01:35 AM
i believe that is the pond opposite St. Johnland Nursing Home. The road the 2 people are walking on is Cottage Road now closed. The two people walking appear to be women and since they are both wearing pants and possibly sneakers I would guess the picture was taken in the 70's or 80's. The building in the background was called The Inn and was torn down after St. Johnland built it's new building in the late 70's.
Dave Adams January 17, 2012 at 12:08 PM
The pond across from the nursing home is on the south side of St. Johnland road as are the telephone poles. In this image the poles are on the opposite side of the road from the pond.
Gil Harris January 17, 2012 at 08:35 PM
On the far side of the pond you can see the barn for St. Johnland. I was a member of the KP Fire Dept when it burned down. Also there was a road from Cottage Rd that went to Staff Houses for St. Johnland when it was a Orphanage. The houses were behind the Roundtable (Shanahans). When the homes were abandoned they had chickens and each morning you heard less of them. I guess the foxes and other wild animals got them. I know the foundations for the houses were still there many years ago. Just a little history.
Jennifer Sloat January 20, 2012 at 08:16 PM
We have a bunch of correct guesses on this one and a side of history to boot! This photo was taken in 1960 on Cottage Rd, near St Johnland. Location of this is behind the Roundtable, or today's Shanahan's.


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