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History of Burlington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Burlington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

The first human inhabitants of present-day Burlington were members of the Tunxis Tribe, who belonged to a confederation of Algonquian Indians. Legend holds they used the area as a hunting ground.


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  • 1640 - (Burlington, CT) - English settlers arrive
    In 1640, John Haynes, governor of Connecticut, negotiated on behalf of the Hartford settlers a purchase from the Tunxis of a large tract of land west ...Read MORE...


  • Incorporated in 1806, Burlington and its many resources—waterways, forests, granite, and copper deposits—attracted small manufactories that made flintlock muskets, mantel clocks, carriages, coffins, and other goods.

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  • 1819 - Burlington
    Burlington, a post town, is situated on the western border of the county, seventeen miles west from Hartford. It is bounded on the north by...Read MORE...


  • 1851 - (Burlington, CT) - By 1851 passenger train service was established, thus making the greater world more easily accessible to mostly rural Burlington.

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  • 1854 - Burlington
    Burlington, a post-township of Hartford county, Connecticut, on the W. side of Farmington river, 15 miles W. of Hartford. Population, 1161.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • 1859
    BURLINGTON, a township of Hartford co., in the state of Connecticut, 19 m. W of Hartford, watered by the Farmington river and its branches. It...Read MORE...


  • 1886 - Burlington
    The territory of which this town and Bristol were formed, belonged, many years ago, to Farmington, and was called Farmington West Woods. It was part...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Burlington
    Burlington, a post-hamlet of Hartford co., Conn., in Burlington township, about 16 miles W. of Hartford. The township is drained by Farmington River. ...Read MORE...


  • Burlington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    This Chaise and Harness at One Time the Property of Jonathan Trumbull, First Governor of Connecticut, Now Owned by Warren Bunnell of Burlington
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  • 1916
    Burlington, a post-village of Hartford co.. Conn., in Burlington township (town), about 16 miles W. of Hart ford. The town is drained by the...Read MORE...


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    The Center, The Green and The Store, Burlington, Conn.
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    The Church, Burlington, Conn.
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  • 1955 - August 19 - 32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record)

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This Chaise and Harness at One Time the Property of Jonathan Trumbull, First Governor of Connecticut, Now Owned by Warren Bunnell of Burlington
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The Center, The Green and The Store, Burlington, Conn.
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The Church, Burlington, Conn.
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  • 1640 - (Burlington, CT) - English settlers arrive
    In 1640, John Haynes, governor of Connecticut, negotiated on behalf of the Hartford settlers a purchase from the Tunxis of a large tract of land west ... Read MORE...

  • Incorporated in 1806, Burlington and its many resources—waterways, forests, granite, and copper deposits—attracted small manufactories that made flintlock muskets, mantel clocks, carriages, coffins, and other goods.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ burlington/
  • 1819 - Burlington
    Burlington, a post town, is situated on the western border of the county, seventeen miles west from Hartford. It is bounded on the north by... Read MORE...

  • 1851 - (Burlington, CT) - By 1851 passenger train service was established, thus making the greater world more easily accessible to mostly rural Burlington.

    burlingtonct.us/ our-town/history.php
  • 1854 - Burlington
    Burlington, a post-township of Hartford county, Connecticut, on the W. side of Farmington river, 15 miles W. of Hartford. Population, 1161.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • 1859
    BURLINGTON, a township of Hartford co., in the state of Connecticut, 19 m. W of Hartford, watered by the Farmington river and its branches. It... Read MORE...

  • 1886 - Burlington
    The territory of which this town and Bristol were formed, belonged, many years ago, to Farmington, and was called Farmington West Woods. It was part... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Burlington
    Burlington, a post-hamlet of Hartford co., Conn., in Burlington township, about 16 miles W. of Hartford. The township is drained by Farmington River. ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Burlington, a post-village of Hartford co.. Conn., in Burlington township (town), about 16 miles W. of Hart ford. The town is drained by the... Read MORE...

  • 1955 - August 19 - 32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record)

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