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History of Norfolk, Connecticut, USA

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Norfolk, Connecticut, USA

Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Leather-making was a significant industry in Norfolk throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, with tanneries located around town.

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Where is Norfolk, Connecticut, USA?

  • 1744 - Situated in the foothills of the Berkshires, Norfolk was settled in 1744.

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  • 1758 - Norfolk, CT incorporated

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  • 1819 - Norfolk
    Norfolk is an elevated post township, situated 35 miles northwest from Hartford; bounded on the north by the State of Massachusetts, on the east by Co...Read MORE...


  • 1835 - December 16 - New England experienced one of their coldest days of record. At noon, the temperature was 15 degrees below at Norfolk CT.

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  • 1854 - Norfolk
    Norfolk, a post-township of Litchfield co., Connecticut, about 35 miles N. W. by W. from Hartford. Population, 3953.
    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 - Norfolk
    Norfolk, a post-village in Norfolk township, Litchfield co., Conn., on the Central New England & Western Rail road, 45 miles W.N.W. of Hartford. It is...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Norfolk, a banking post-village in Norfolk township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., on the Central New England R., 45 miles WNW. of Hartford. It has si...Read MORE...


  • Norfolk, Connecticut, USA
    "The Bungalow," residence of H. H. Jenkins, Norfolk, Conn.

    Built in 1907, the Helen Hartley Jenkins Mansion in Norfolk, Connecticut is located at 310-312 Litchfield Road.

    Helen Hartley Jenkins was a philanthropist; daughter of Marcellus... Read MORE...

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    Bird's-Eye View, Hemlock Hill. Norfolk, Conn.
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    The Village Green
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  • Norfolk, Connecticut, USA
    The Eldridge Gymnasium

    "The Eldridge Gymnasium (now Town Hall) on Maple Avenue was built in1 892 of light-colored Pompeian brick on a granite foundation. It had a vibrantly-colored roof of fluted Spanish tiles (now replaced with asphalt... Read MORE...

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"The Bungalow," residence of H. H. Jenkins, Norfolk, Conn.

Built in 1907, the Helen Hartley Jenkins Mansion in Norfolk, Connecticut is located at 310-312 Litchfield Road.

Helen Hartley Jenkins was a philanthropist; daughter of Marcellus... Read MORE...

Postcard

Norfolk, Connecticut, USA
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Bird's-Eye View, Hemlock Hill. Norfolk, Conn.
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Norfolk, Connecticut, USA
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The Village Green
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Norfolk, Connecticut, USA
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The Eldridge Gymnasium

"The Eldridge Gymnasium (now Town Hall) on Maple Avenue was built in1 892 of light-colored Pompeian brick on a granite foundation. It had a vibrantly-colored roof of fluted Spanish tiles (now replaced with asphalt... Read MORE...

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