Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.
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Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
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Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - The Library
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Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA?  More than 210 years ago the area that is now Watertown belonged to the local Paugasuck Indians. But in 1684, Thomas Judd and 35 other proprietors bought the land from the Indians and Town history began.
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1780 - (Watertown, CT) - In 1738 the First Ecclesiastical Society of Westbury formed, and in 1780 the town separated from Waterbury and incorporated as Watertown.
connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ watertown/

1819 - Watertown
Watertown is a post township, situated in the southeastern section of the county, 26 miles from New-Haven, and 30 from Hartford; bounded on the north by Litchfield, on the east by West branch and Naugatuck river, which separates it from Plymouth and Waterbury, on the south by Waterbury and Milddlebury, and on the west by Woodbury and Bethlem.

The township comprises an area of about 27 square miles; being of an average length of 6 and a half miles, and an average breadth of more than 4 miles..... Read MORE...


News 1856 - A Fowl Story
The New York Clipper contains an account, from a correspondent in Watertown, Conn., of a fight between a hawk and a hen. - The hawk seized one of the hen's chicks and made off with it, upon which the parent hen immediately took flight after the thief, which she overtook about 100 feet from terra firma, and gave him such a drubbing that he was glad to let fall the chick and escape with his life.
Charleston Mercury
Charleston, South Carolina
July 16, 1856

1906
Watertown, a post-village and summer-resort in Watertown township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., 6 miles NW. of Waterbury, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. The town has manufactures of silk goods, umbrella-trimmings, traps, etc. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3100.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906




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Abbott
  John Vincent Abbott (09 September 1877, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 10 October 1968, Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Grannis
  Joseph Grannis (12 March 1676, Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1753, East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)
 


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