Today I found this ad establishing truth to the legend.
A look through my old photo files revealed a couple picture he must have taken from the house roof. We had one of those hatches which could be accessed from the attic, but he must have been holding on with one hand as the focus is off in these pictures he took.
looking over High Street towards the "bungalow"
This is looking towards Hampton Road where Holland Drive now goes to Portsmouth Avenue.
I believe this is the house on the corner of Rte 88 where there are newer homes now.