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Kent, Connecticut, USA

Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

The town of Kent is located in Connecticut’s northwestern county, Litchfield, and shares its western border with New York State. Incorporated in 1739, Kent was once a thriving iron ore producer and farming community. Today, the town is a rural residential community with many small neighborhoods, including Flanders, the Cobble, and Bulls Bridge...
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  • 1739 - (Kent, CT) - Incorporated in 1739, Kent was once a thriving iron ore producer and farming community.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ kent/

  • 1819 - Kent
    Kent is a post township, situated in the southwestern section of the county, 45 miles from Hartford; bounded on the north by Sharon and Cornwall, on t...Read MORE...


  • 1836 - Kent
    The tract now comprising the towns of Kent and Warren was sold at auction at the court house in Windham, in March, 1738. The settlement commenced the ...Read MORE...


  • 1842 - (Kent, CT) - One lane Bull's Bridge (covered bridge) built over Housatonic River, designed by Ithiel Town

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ kent/

  • 1854 - Kent
    Kent, a post-township in the W. part of Litchfield co., Connecticut, intersected by the Housatonic river, and by the Housatonic railroad, about 44 mil...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Kent
    Kent, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Kent township, on Housatonic River, and on the Housatonic Rail road, 48 miles N.N.W. of Bridgeport, ...Read MORE...


  • Kent, Connecticut, USA
    Cong. Church, Kent, Conn.
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  • 1916
    Kent, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Kent township (town), on the Housatonic River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 48 mil...Read MORE...


  • Kent, Connecticut, USA
    Kent School

    "Kent School is a private, co-educational college preparatory school in Kent, Connecticut, United States. The Reverend Frederick Herbert Sill, Order of the Holy Cross, established the school in 1906 and it retains its affiliation with ... Read MORE...

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  • Kent, Connecticut, USA
    Sacred Heart R.C. Church
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Kent School

"Kent School is a private, co-educational college preparatory school in Kent, Connecticut, United States. The Reverend Frederick Herbert Sill, Order of the Holy Cross, established the school in 1906 and it retains its affiliation with ... Read MORE...

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Sacred Heart R.C. Church
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  • 1739 - (Kent, CT) - Incorporated in 1739, Kent was once a thriving iron ore producer and farming community.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ kent/
  • 1819 - Kent
    Kent is a post township, situated in the southwestern section of the county, 45 miles from Hartford; bounded on the north by Sharon and Cornwall, on... Read MORE...

  • 1836 - Kent
    The tract now comprising the towns of Kent and Warren was sold at auction at the court house in Windham, in March, 1738. The settlement commenced the ... Read MORE...

  • 1842 - (Kent, CT) - One lane Bull's Bridge (covered bridge) built over Housatonic River, designed by Ithiel Town

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ kent/
  • 1854 - Kent
    Kent, a post-township in the W. part of Litchfield co., Connecticut, intersected by the Housatonic river, and by the Housatonic railroad, about 44... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Kent
    Kent, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Kent township, on Housatonic River, and on the Housatonic Rail road, 48 miles N.N.W. of Bridgeport, ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Kent, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Kent township (town), on the Housatonic River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 48... Read MORE...

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