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Danielson, Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, USA
Danielson is a borough in Windham County, Connecticut, within the town of Killingly.

"Danielsonville, a manufacturing village in Killingly township, Windham county, Connecticut, on the Quinebaug river, about 40 miles E. by N. from Hartford. It contains 5 cotton factories, 1 woollen mill, 1 batting mill, 1 iron foundry, 16 stores, 1 bank, 2 churches, and 1 academy."

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.

"Danielson, a banking post-borough of Windham co., Conn., on the Quinebaug River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 25 miles NE. of Norwich. It has manufactures of woollen-, cotton- and dress-goods, cutlery, shoes, hosiery, etc. Pop. in 1900, 2823."

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, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe
Angelo Heilprin
Louis Heilprin
January 1, 1916
Lippincott


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Quinebaug Mills, Danielson, Conn.

"Another of Danielson’s old landmarks is about to disappear. The Quinebaug grist mill is being torn down. This three-story frame structure, built like a fortress, has stood right at the confluence of the... Read MORE...

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St. Albans Episcopal Church

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Central Fire Station

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Quinebaug Mills

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New High School, 1914

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Westfield Congregational Church

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  • News  1896 - Burglary
    Two burglars broke into the post office at Danielson, Ct., Friday night, blew open the safe with dynamite and secured the contents. They were pursued ... Read MORE...

  • News  1897 - FINED FOR SELLING IMPURE MOLASSES.
    NEW LONDON, Conn., June 28. - A grocer in Danielson, Conn., has been arrested and fined $3 for selling adulterated molasses. The fine and costs amount... Read MORE...

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  • News  1900 - $50,000 Fire In Connecticut.
    DANIELSON, Conn., Sept. 5.--A fire started in a barn in the rear of The Observer office, Railroad Square, Dayville, to-day, and destroyed The Observer... Read MORE...

  • News  1901 - TROLLEY DEAL IN CONNECTICUT: New Haven Road Purchases the Webster and Worcester System.
    NEW HAVEN, Jan. 12 - The New Haven Road has just purchased through the People's Tramway Company of Danielson, Conn., the Webster and Worcester Street... Read MORE...

  • News  1902 - April 5 - MORE WEAVERS GO OUT. 125 Danielson Operatives Strike in Sympathy with Olneyville Brethren.
    Danielson, Conn., April 5. - All the weaves in the Moosup mill of the American Woolen Company - 125 in number - went out on strike at 8:30 this mornin... Read MORE...

  • News  1904 - Hot From The Wires
    By Associated Press.
    Washington, D.C. - The Windham County National Bank, of Danielsonville, Danielson, Conn., which closed its doors on December 22,... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Killingly, a post-village of Windham co., Conn., in Killingly township (town), 28 miles X. by E. of Norwich. The town is bounded on the W. by the Quin... Read MORE...

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