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Just south of here, Pulpit Rock Road joins Old Hall Road briefly and then turns west as a mostly unpaved road. Not far beyond the turn stands Pulpit Rock. This part of the road formed a small segment of the Connecticut path, which was part …
The intersection of two turnpikes brought about the growth of this settlement known for many years as Village Corners. The Norwich and Woodstock Turnpike began in 1801 to carry traffic northward to the Massachusetts line. About 1827 Center …
Erected to the memory of all the brave men of Brooklyn who fought on land or sea for the preservation of the Union
Sacred be this monument to the memory of Israel Putnam, Esq. Senior Major General in the Armies of the United States of America, who was born at Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts, on the 7th day of January, A.D. 1718 And died on the…
1748 - 1943 Moved to present site 1954 Built 1854 America's oldest schoolhouse in regular use "Sacred to the beginning of America Education"
FrontJohn Eliot and Daniel Gookin visited "Wabquisset" in 1674 to preach to upward of one hundred and fifty Indians. Soon after, King Philip''s war broke out and by August 1675, Captain Nathaniel Thomas of Providence reported &q…
FrontIn 1801, The town of Woodstock gave land "on the common north of The Meeting House" for the first simple Academy building, founded by The Reverend Eliphalet Lyman, John McClellan, and others of the first ecclesiastical society, t…
FrontThe industry of northeastern Connecticut had its earliest beginnings in this area, Soon after arriving in 1686 the early settlers built a sawmill on a small brook running into the "Great Lake." Later several dams along Sawmil…
FrontNear this place, in 1636, Thomas Hooker and his party may have passed by way of the Connecticut Path, going to settle what is now Hartford. In 1674 John Eliot, Apostle to the Indians, Pastor of the First Church in Roxbury, Massachus…
Site of the first Meetinghouse in Union 1741 - 1844 Pastors Ebenezer Wyman 1738 - 1746 Caleb Hitchcock 1749 - 1758 Ezra Horton 1759 - 1788 David Avery 1796 - 1799 Nehemiah Beardsley 1824 - 1831 1908
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