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History of Waterford, Connecticut, USA

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Waterford, Connecticut, USA

Waterford’s main industry for most of its history was granite. Stone from Waterford quarries can be found in the Statue of Liberty’s base and at Fort Sumter.

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  • 1801 - (Waterford, CT) - The community incorporated from New London in 1801.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ waterford/

  • 1819 - Waterford
    Waterford is a maritime township, situated on Long Island sound, 4 miles from the city of New-London, and 37 from Hartford; bounded on the north by Mo...Read MORE...


  • 1836 - Waterford
    WATERFORD was formerly included within the limits of New London. It was incorpo ed as a distinct town in 1801. It is bounded N. by Montville, W. by by...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Waterford
    Waterford, a post-village in New London co., Connecticut, near the const, and on the New Haven and New London railroad, 44 miles E. by N. from New Hav...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - A Rev. House married a Rev. Noon to a Miss Cook, at the residence of Philo Gates, on June 29, at Waterford, Conn.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 14, 1869

  • 1906
    Waterford, a post-village of New London co., Conn. in Waterford township (town), on Long Island Sound and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., ...Read MORE...


  • Waterford, Connecticut, USA
    Pleasure Beach Breakwater, Waterford, Conn.
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  • Waterford, Connecticut, USA
    Vie at Home Nook, Waterford, Conn.
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  • Waterford, Connecticut, USA
    Oswenatchie House and Cottages, Waterford, Conn.

    "...the Oswegatchie Colony, a summer resort area for the rich and playful that started to become popular in the mid-to-late 1800’s. The Oswegatchie House, the best known of the Colony’s hotels,... Read MORE...

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Pleasure Beach Breakwater, Waterford, Conn.
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Waterford, Connecticut, USA
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Vie at Home Nook, Waterford, Conn.
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Waterford, Connecticut, USA
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Oswenatchie House and Cottages, Waterford, Conn.

"...the Oswegatchie Colony, a summer resort area for the rich and playful that started to become popular in the mid-to-late 1800’s. The Oswegatchie House, the best known of the Colony’s hotels,... Read MORE...

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  • 1801 - (Waterford, CT) - The community incorporated from New London in 1801.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ waterford/
  • 1819 - Waterford
    Waterford is a maritime township, situated on Long Island sound, 4 miles from the city of New-London, and 37 from Hartford; bounded on the north by... Read MORE...

  • 1836 - Waterford
    WATERFORD was formerly included within the limits of New London. It was incorpo ed as a distinct town in 1801. It is bounded N. by Montville, W. by... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Waterford
    Waterford, a post-village in New London co., Connecticut, near the const, and on the New Haven and New London railroad, 44 miles E. by N. from New... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - A Rev. House married a Rev. Noon to a Miss Cook, at the residence of Philo Gates, on June 29, at Waterford, Conn.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 14, 1869
  • 1906
    Waterford, a post-village of New London co., Conn. in Waterford township (town), on Long Island Sound and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., ... Read MORE...

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