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  • 1819 - New Hartford
    New-Hartford is a post town, situated on the eastern border of the county, being 20 miles northwest from Hartford. It is bounded on the north by...Read MORE...


  • 1825 - The Van Dusen-Chamberlain-Priest House was built in New Hartford
    It is located at 540 Main Street.

    A few steps to the south, is the house owned by the late Seth K. Priest and occupied by Mrs. E. Y. Morehouse,...Read MORE...


  • 1835 - Asa E. Perkins house built in New Hartford
    Built at 584 Main Street, it is a pretty two-story house, with a veranda on the south side and along the front of the ell part, the whole painted a...Read MORE...


  • 1836 - Jones-Brooks House was built in New Hartford in 1836
    It is located at 598 Main street and was erected about 1836, by Miss Lucy A. Jones for her parents, Mr and Mrs Sylvester Jones. The builder was Henry ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - New Hartford
    New Hartford, a post-township of Litchfield co., Connecticut, about 20 miles N. W. by W. from New Haven. Population, 2643.
    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.

  • 1859
    HARTFORD (New), a township in Litchfield co. in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 20 m. W by N of Hartford. Pop. 1,703.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • 1866 - St Paul's Lutheran Church is moved from Barkhamsted to New Hartford by floating it down the Farmington River.
    In 1845—46 a Baptist Church and ecclesiastical society was organized in Pleasant Valley (in Barkhamsted), and a neat house of worship was erected....Read MORE...


  • News 1871 - D. E. Hawley received an injury at Springfield, Mass., which paralyzed him.
    His wife, at New Hartford, Ct., was notified of his misfortune by telegraph, and fell dead on reading the dispatch. Mr. Hawley reached home the next...Read MORE...


  • News 1885 - A CONSIDERABLE PORTION OF THE VILLAGE DESTROYED.
    HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 29. - The village of New-Hartford, in Litchfield County, suffered severely from a fire which broke out in Patrick Myer's saloon ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - New Hartford / North End
    New Hart'ford, or North End, a post-village in New Hartford township, Litchfield co., Conn., on Farming ton River, and on the Connecticut Western...Read MORE...


  • New Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Birdseye view of New Hartford, Conn.
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  • News 1905 - GIRL SAVES THREE BOYS.
    They Had Broken Through the Ice, at New Hartford.

    Special to The New York Times.

    WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 9. - After a terrible struggle that...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    New Hartford, a post-village in New Hartford township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., on the Farmington River and on the Central New England and the...Read MORE...


  • New Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Star Theatre
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  • New Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Farmington River, New Hartford, Conn.
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  • New Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Greetings from New Hartford, Conn.
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Greetings from New Hartford, Conn.
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  • 1819 - New Hartford
    New-Hartford is a post town, situated on the eastern border of the county, being 20 miles northwest from Hartford. It is bounded on the north by... Read MORE...

  • 1825 - The Van Dusen-Chamberlain-Priest House was built in New Hartford
    It is located at 540 Main Street.

    A few steps to the south, is the house owned by the late Seth K. Priest and occupied by Mrs. E. Y. Morehouse,... Read MORE...

  • 1835 - Asa E. Perkins house built in New Hartford
    Built at 584 Main Street, it is a pretty two-story house, with a veranda on the south side and along the front of the ell part, the whole painted a... Read MORE...

  • 1836 - Jones-Brooks House was built in New Hartford in 1836
    It is located at 598 Main street and was erected about 1836, by Miss Lucy A. Jones for her parents, Mr and Mrs Sylvester Jones. The builder was Henry ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - New Hartford
    New Hartford, a post-township of Litchfield co., Connecticut, about 20 miles N. W. by W. from New Haven. Population, 2643.
    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.
  • 1859
    HARTFORD (New), a township in Litchfield co. in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 20 m. W by N of Hartford. Pop. 1,703.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • 1866 - St Paul's Lutheran Church is moved from Barkhamsted to New Hartford by floating it down the Farmington River.
    In 1845—46 a Baptist Church and ecclesiastical society was organized in Pleasant Valley (in Barkhamsted), and a neat house of worship was erected.... Read MORE...

  • News  1871 - D. E. Hawley received an injury at Springfield, Mass., which paralyzed him.
    His wife, at New Hartford, Ct., was notified of his misfortune by telegraph, and fell dead on reading the dispatch. Mr. Hawley reached home the next... Read MORE...

  • News  1885 - A CONSIDERABLE PORTION OF THE VILLAGE DESTROYED.
    HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 29. - The village of New-Hartford, in Litchfield County, suffered severely from a fire which broke out in Patrick Myer's saloon ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - New Hartford / North End
    New Hart'ford, or North End, a post-village in New Hartford township, Litchfield co., Conn., on Farming ton River, and on the Connecticut Western... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - GIRL SAVES THREE BOYS.
    They Had Broken Through the Ice, at New Hartford.

    Special to The New York Times.

    WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 9. - After a terrible struggle that... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    New Hartford, a post-village in New Hartford township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., on the Farmington River and on the Central New England and the... Read MORE...

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