Kent (HMPCI)

Location: Kent, CT 06757 Litchfield County
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N 41° 44.414', W 73° 27.311'

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Incorporated 1739

Flanders District, center of the First Division of land, housed the original Proprietors. Cobble Brook provided water and power for forges, tannery, cider, grist, fulling, and sawmills. Here were the first two churches, the school, general store, trading post, butcher and blacksmith shops, brickyard, animal pound, burial and parade grounds. BARZILLAI SLOSSON (1769-1812) first Kent lawyer and historian was born and lived here, also BIRDSEY GRANT NORTHROP (1817-1898) educator, champion of Arbor Day, founder of Village Improvement Societies.
Year Placed1975
Placed ByTown of Kent, Kent Historical Society and Connecticut Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 628458 N 4622088
Decimal Degrees41.74023333, -73.45518333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 44.414', W 73° 27.311'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 44' 24.84" N, 73° 27' 18.66" W
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Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Cobble Rd, Kent CT 06757, US
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