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History of Trumbull, Connecticut, USA

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In the late 19th century, Trumbull was home to Parlor Rock Amusement Park, one of the nation's first amusement parks.

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  • 1639 - Trumbull was settled in 1639 as part of the town of Stratford.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ trumbull/

  • 1696 - December 7 - Connecticut Route 108, one of the oldest highways in the U.S. is completed to Trumbull.

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  • 1797 - Trumbull was incorporated in 1797 and took as its namesake the Revolutionary War Governor Jonathan Trumbull.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ trumbull/

  • 1819 - Trumbull
    Trumbull, an interior post township, is situated 4 and a half miles from Bridgeport, 20 from New-Haven, and 55 from Hartford; bounded on the north and...Read MORE...


  • 1836 - Trumbull
    TRUMBULL, formerly North Stratford, originally belonged to Stratford. It was incorporated as a town in 1798. It is bounded north by Monroe, easterly b...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Trumbull
    Trumbull, a post-township in Fairfield co., Connecticut, about 26 miles W. by S. from New Haven, intersected by the Housatonic railroad. Population, 1...Read MORE...


  • News 1865 - THE LAST MURDER BY RAIL.
    Bridgeport, Conn., August 15. - An extra freight train was sent up the Housatonic Road this afternoon. By an accident to the cylinder of the engine, t...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Trumbull, a post-township (town) of Fairfield co., Conn on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 5 miles N. of Bridgeport. Pop. in 1900, 1587.
    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

  • Trumbull, Connecticut, USA
    Kaatz Ice House

    "The Kaatz Icehouse was located on the shore of Kaatz Pond, off Whitney Road in Trumbull, Connecticut. It was a wood-framed structure, built in 1908 by Ernest Kaatz, who ran an ice harvesting operation between 1908 and 1955. The... Read MORE...

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  • Trumbull, Connecticut, USA
    United Witch Hazel Distillers
    Formerly Toucey's Shirtwear Shop built over 100 years ago

    "...Disaster struck the United Witch Hazel Distillers on November 1, 1974. A spark from a defective switch to an electrical pump connecting two alcohol tanks ... Read MORE...

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  • Trumbull, Connecticut, USA
    Congregational Church
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Kaatz Ice House

"The Kaatz Icehouse was located on the shore of Kaatz Pond, off Whitney Road in Trumbull, Connecticut. It was a wood-framed structure, built in 1908 by Ernest Kaatz, who ran an ice harvesting operation between 1908 and 1955. The... Read MORE...

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Congregational Church
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United Witch Hazel Distillers
Formerly Toucey's Shirtwear Shop built over 100 years ago

"...Disaster struck the United Witch Hazel Distillers on November 1, 1974. A spark from a defective switch to an electrical pump connecting two alcohol tanks ... Read MORE...

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  • 1639 - Trumbull was settled in 1639 as part of the town of Stratford.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ trumbull/
  • 1696 - December 7 - Connecticut Route 108, one of the oldest highways in the U.S. is completed to Trumbull.

    historyorb.com
  • 1797 - Trumbull was incorporated in 1797 and took as its namesake the Revolutionary War Governor Jonathan Trumbull.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ trumbull/
  • 1819 - Trumbull
    Trumbull, an interior post township, is situated 4 and a half miles from Bridgeport, 20 from New-Haven, and 55 from Hartford; bounded on the north... Read MORE...

  • 1836 - Trumbull
    TRUMBULL, formerly North Stratford, originally belonged to Stratford. It was incorporated as a town in 1798. It is bounded north by Monroe, easterly... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Trumbull
    Trumbull, a post-township in Fairfield co., Connecticut, about 26 miles W. by S. from New Haven, intersected by the Housatonic railroad. Population,... Read MORE...

  • News  1865 - THE LAST MURDER BY RAIL.
    Bridgeport, Conn., August 15. - An extra freight train was sent up the Housatonic Road this afternoon. By an accident to the cylinder of the engine,... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Trumbull, a post-township (town) of Fairfield co., Conn on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 5 miles N. of Bridgeport. Pop. in 1900, 1587.
    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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