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UPDATE: Our garden party is on Bontecou Road at Lilburn Drive in Stony Point, New York. While a number of you independently arrived at the correct answer, Johnny Yuma was first. Clapclapclap! Tell us how you did it.
An unlabeled Kodachrome from the same batch of slides as young Stephen, fast-forwarded to what seems to be the mid-1960s. Who'll be the first to Street View this split-level suburb? In the meantime, pull up a chair. View full size.
"1952. Stephen on seesaw at Spring Mill State Park." 35mm color slide from a batch of Kodachromes that Shorpy bought years ago on eBay and just found at the back of a drawer we were cleaning out. View full size.