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A meteor exploded above the town of Weston on December 14, 1807. Six pieces, totaling 28 pounds (13 kg), were recovered and examined by scientists, who issued a report. This was the first time that people realized the nature of meteors.

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  • 1787 - Originally part of Fairfield, Weston was incorporated in 1787.

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  • 1819 - Weston
    Weston is situated about 8 miles north from the sound. It is bounded south by the town of Fairfield, east by Trumbull and Huntington, north by Reading...Read MORE...


  • News 1827 - Lightning.
    The meeting house in Weston was struck with Lightning on the afternoon of the 15th inst. The fluid left the conductor about midway from the top to the...Read MORE...


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    The Jarvis Military School, Weston, Conn.

    "Located at the south corner of Norfield and Weston Roads, is the site of the Jarvis Military Academy. Originally it was named the Weston Boarding School, founded in 1835 by Matthew Bulkley. It was taken... Read MORE...

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  • 1854 - Weston
    Weston, a post-village in Fairfield co., Connecticut, 56 miles S. W. from Hartford, contains 1 or 2 churches and an academy. Population, 1056.
    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.

  • 1895 - Weston
    West'on, a post-village in Weston township, Fairfield co., Conn., 7 miles N. by E. of Norwalk, and about 11 miles W. by N. of Bridgeport. It has sever...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Weston, a village in Weston township (town), Fairfield co., Conn., 7 miles N. by E. of Norwalk. Pop. of the town in 1900, 840. The post-station is Wes...Read MORE...


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    The Old Store and Post Office, Weston, Conn.
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  • Weston, Connecticut, USA
    Cobb's Mill Inn

    "...The restaurant originally started as a lumber, grist and cider mill on 160 acres, owned and operated by early Puritan settlers Eleazor Sturges and Ephraim Jackson in the 1700s...

    In the 1800s, the property was known as... Read MORE...

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The Jarvis Military School, Weston, Conn.

"Located at the south corner of Norfield and Weston Roads, is the site of the Jarvis Military Academy. Originally it was named the Weston Boarding School, founded in 1835 by Matthew Bulkley. It was taken... Read MORE...

Postcard

Weston, Connecticut, USA
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The Old Store and Post Office, Weston, Conn.
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Weston, Connecticut, USA
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Cobb's Mill Inn

"...The restaurant originally started as a lumber, grist and cider mill on 160 acres, owned and operated by early Puritan settlers Eleazor Sturges and Ephraim Jackson in the 1700s...

In the 1800s, the property was known as... Read MORE...

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