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The William L. Gilbert Clock Corp. in Winchester was one of the few clock-making firms in Connecticut allowed to continue manufacturing during World War II because it made clock cases from papier-mache instead of metal, which was restricted for war use.

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  • Settled in 1732 and incorporated in 1771, Winchester contains the city of Winsted within its borders.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ winchester/

  • 1819 - Winchester
    Winchester is an elevated post township, situated 27 miles northwest from Hartford; bounded on the north by Colebrook, on the east by Barkhamsted, on ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Winchester
    Winchester, a post-township of Litchfield co., Connecticut, about 30 miles N. W. of Hartford. It contains the village of Winsted, the northern...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Winchester
    Winchester, a township of Litchfield co., Conn. It contains Winsted and West Winsted and is the seat of Winchester Academy. Pop. in 1890, 6183.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

  • Winchester, Connecticut, USA
    Park Pond
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  • 1906
    Winchester, a township (town) of Litchfield co., Conn. It contains Winsted borough. Pop. in 1900, 7763.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Winchester, Connecticut, USA
    Strong Manufacturing Company, Winsted, Connecticut
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  • Winchester, Connecticut, USA
    Congregational Church, Winchester Center, Conn.
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  • Winchester, Connecticut, USA
    The Inn, Winchester Center, Conn.
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  • Settled in 1732 and incorporated in 1771, Winchester contains the city of Winsted within its borders.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ winchester/
  • 1819 - Winchester
    Winchester is an elevated post township, situated 27 miles northwest from Hartford; bounded on the north by Colebrook, on the east by Barkhamsted, on ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Winchester
    Winchester, a post-township of Litchfield co., Connecticut, about 30 miles N. W. of Hartford. It contains the village of Winsted, the northern... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Winchester
    Winchester, a township of Litchfield co., Conn. It contains Winsted and West Winsted and is the seat of Winchester Academy. Pop. in 1890, 6183.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • 1906
    Winchester, a township (town) of Litchfield co., Conn. It contains Winsted borough. Pop. in 1900, 7763.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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