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History of Brookfield, Connecticut, USA

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Brookfield, Connecticut, USA

Brookfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

The town of Brookfield is located in the Housatonic Valley region of Fairfield County near the New York border. Incorporated in 1788, the town was formed from parts of New Milford, Danbury, and Newtown...
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  • 1788 - (Brookfield, CT) - Incorporated in 1788, the town was formed from parts of New Milford, Danbury, and Newtown.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ brookfield/

  • 1819 - Brookfield
    Brookfield, a post town, situated in the north part of the county, is bounded north by a part of New-Milford, in Litchfield county, northeast by the...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Brookfield
    Brookfield, a post-township of Fairfield county, Connecticut, intersected by the Housatonic railroad, 29 miles N. by W. from Bridgeport. Population,...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    BROOKFIELD, a township of Fairfield co., in the state of Connecticut, 60 m. SW of Hartford, and intersected by the Housatonic railroad. It is...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Brookfield
    Brook'field, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Brookfield township, and on the Housatonic Railroad near its junction with the Danbury...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Brookfield, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Brookfield township (town), on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 29 miles N. by W. of...Read MORE...


  • Brookfield, Connecticut, USA
    St. Pauls Church, Brookfield Center, Conn.
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  • 1926 - (Brookfield, CT) - On July 15, 1926, Connecticut Light & Power Company’s board of directors approved a plan to build a man-made reservoir in order to produce electric power.
    What would become Candlewood Lake was the first large-scale project in the United States to employ the concept of a pumped-water storage facility;...Read MORE...


  • 1928 - (Brookfield, CT) - Candlewood Lake is created
    On February 25, 1928, water was first pumped into the valley and by September 29, 1928, the lake was officially complete at 429 feet above sea level. ...Read MORE...


  • Brookfield, Connecticut, USA
    Greetings from Brookfield, Conn. - Route 7
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  • Brookfield, Connecticut, USA
    Wagon Wheel Inn
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St. Pauls Church, Brookfield Center, Conn.
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Greetings from Brookfield, Conn. - Route 7
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Wagon Wheel Inn
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  • 1788 - (Brookfield, CT) - Incorporated in 1788, the town was formed from parts of New Milford, Danbury, and Newtown.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ brookfield/
  • 1819 - Brookfield
    Brookfield, a post town, situated in the north part of the county, is bounded north by a part of New-Milford, in Litchfield county, northeast by the... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Brookfield
    Brookfield, a post-township of Fairfield county, Connecticut, intersected by the Housatonic railroad, 29 miles N. by W. from Bridgeport. Population,... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    BROOKFIELD, a township of Fairfield co., in the state of Connecticut, 60 m. SW of Hartford, and intersected by the Housatonic railroad. It is... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Brookfield
    Brook'field, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Brookfield township, and on the Housatonic Railroad near its junction with the Danbury... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Brookfield, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Brookfield township (town), on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 29 miles N. by W. of... Read MORE...

  • 1926 - (Brookfield, CT) - On July 15, 1926, Connecticut Light & Power Company’s board of directors approved a plan to build a man-made reservoir in order to produce electric power.
    What would become Candlewood Lake was the first large-scale project in the United States to employ the concept of a pumped-water storage facility;... Read MORE...

  • 1928 - (Brookfield, CT) - Candlewood Lake is created
    On February 25, 1928, water was first pumped into the valley and by September 29, 1928, the lake was officially complete at 429 feet above sea level. ... Read MORE...

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