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Colebrook, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

The Litchfield County town of Colebrook borders on Massachusetts and contains within its bounds the Algonquin State Forest as well as the communities of Colebrook Center, North Colebrook, and Robertsville. The town incorporated in 1779 and, early on, its abundant timber supply provided the means to make charcoal, which in turn fueled furnaces that made iron from ore brought in from Salisbury mines...
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Colebrook's Robertsville Forge, which operated from 1770 until about 1811, produced some of the earliest steel in North America. Its products were used for cannons in George Washington's army.
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Colebrook Consolidated School, Colebrook, Conn.
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"... at a special Town Meeting held May 28, 1946 when it was resolved that the Town of Colebrook shall build a public school building not to cost more than... Read MORE...

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