North Haven

North Haven (HMJ3U)

Location: North Haven, CT 06473 New Haven County
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N 41° 23.272', W 72° 51.659'

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North Haven
A part of Indian land bought in 1638 for New Haven, North Haven was incorporated in 1786. The center area was settled in 1670 by the Humiston, Thorpe, and Blakeslee families. A separate parish or church society was formed in 1716. The Reverend James Pierpont gave the Green for a meetinghouse, burial ground, and drill field. In the old cemetery lie veterans of the Revolutionary War, including Sergeant Jacob Thorpe, killed at East Haven in 1779. The Reverend Benjamin Trumbull, patriot and historian, lived here from 1760 to 1820. Here were born Ezra Stiles, President of Yale 1778 - 1795, and Hobart B. Bigelow, Governor of Connecticut 1881 - 1883. Theophilus Eaton, a founder of New Haven, opened a brickyard here in 1640. Bog iron also was mined near Pool Road after 1656.Where first was a humble farming village, small manufacturing enterprises soon sprang uo, heralding present-day North Haven as a thriving industrial and residential town.
Erected by the Town of North Haven
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
HM NumberHMJ3U
Year Placed1978
Placed ByThe Town of North Haven, the Connecticut Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 2:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 678841 N 4584023
Decimal Degrees41.38786667, -72.86098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 23.272', W 72° 51.659'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 23' 16.32" N, 72° 51' 39.54" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13 Church St, North Haven CT 06473, US
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