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History of Wilton, Connecticut, USA

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Wilton was one of Connecticut's last dry towns, permitting sale of alcohol in restaurants in 1992 and in liquor stores in 2009.

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  • 1777 - (Wilton, CT) - In 1777 the Revolutionary War made its mark on the town when the British set fire to several homes after they retreated from their raid on Danbury.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ wilton/

  • In 1802 the General Assembly declared Wilton a separate township from Norwalk.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ wilton/

  • 1819 - Wilton
    Wilton is a post township, situated 6 miles north from Norwalk, and 34 miles westerly from New-Haven. It is bounded on the north by Ridgefield, on...Read MORE...


  • 1836 - Wilton
    WILTON was incorporated as a town in 1802. It was previously a society in the town of Norwalk, organized as such in 1726. The town is about 6 1/ 2...Read MORE...


  • News 1853 - Fire at Wilton.
    We learn from the Lowell News that on the 3d inst., a fire broke out in a building belonging to Dea. Fiske, and used for a cider mill and storage...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Wilton
    Wilton, a post-village of Fairfield co., Connecticut, on the Danbury and Norfolk railroad, about 30 miles S. W. by W. from New Haven. It contains 2...Read MORE...


  • News 1885 - A widow in Wilton, Conn., says she never intends to marry again. She is 104.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 22, 1885

  • 1895 - Wilton
    Wilton, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Wilton township, on the Danbury & Norwalk Railroad, 16 miles S. of Danbury, and 6 miles N. of...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Wilton, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Wilton township (town), on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 16 miles S. of Danbury. Pop....Read MORE...


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    St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Wilton, Connecticut
  • Wilton, Connecticut, USA
    Garden Center, Wilton, Conn. (Town Hall)
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  • 1777 - (Wilton, CT) - In 1777 the Revolutionary War made its mark on the town when the British set fire to several homes after they retreated from their raid on Danbury.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ wilton/
  • In 1802 the General Assembly declared Wilton a separate township from Norwalk.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ wilton/
  • 1819 - Wilton
    Wilton is a post township, situated 6 miles north from Norwalk, and 34 miles westerly from New-Haven. It is bounded on the north by Ridgefield, on... Read MORE...

  • 1836 - Wilton
    WILTON was incorporated as a town in 1802. It was previously a society in the town of Norwalk, organized as such in 1726. The town is about 6 1/ 2... Read MORE...

  • News  1853 - Fire at Wilton.
    We learn from the Lowell News that on the 3d inst., a fire broke out in a building belonging to Dea. Fiske, and used for a cider mill and storage... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Wilton
    Wilton, a post-village of Fairfield co., Connecticut, on the Danbury and Norfolk railroad, about 30 miles S. W. by W. from New Haven. It contains 2... Read MORE...

  • News  1885 - A widow in Wilton, Conn., says she never intends to marry again. She is 104.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 22, 1885
  • 1895 - Wilton
    Wilton, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Wilton township, on the Danbury & Norwalk Railroad, 16 miles S. of Danbury, and 6 miles N. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Wilton, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Wilton township (town), on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 16 miles S. of Danbury. Pop.... Read MORE...

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