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  • 1634 - Wethersfield Beginnings
    The English establish a settlement, under Captain John Oldham, south of the Dutch trading post at Hartford. This site later becomes the Town of Wethe...Read MORE...


  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Webb House

    "The 1752 Joseph Webb House, a National Historic Landmark, is one of three beautifully preserved 18th century houses owned by the Museum in the center of Connecticut’s largest historic district.

    The house served as George... Read MORE...

  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Congregational Church, Main Street, Built 1761
  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    The Silas Deane House, 203 Main Street

    "Silas Deane graduated from Yale College in 1758 and was admitted to the bar in 1761. He established his law practice in Wethersfield, where he met and became the legal and business advisor to Joseph Webb’s... Read MORE...

  • 1781 - Meeting
    Washington and Rochambeau confer at Webb House in Wethersfield.
    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • 1787 - August 15 - Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak.

    WeatherForYou.com

  • 1819 - Wethersfield
    Wethersfield, an ancient and populous town, is situated on the west side of Connecticut river, four miles south of Hartford, and 34 north of New-Haven...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Wethersfield
    Wethersfield. a post-township of Hartford co., Connecticut, on the right bank of Connecticut river, about 3 1/ 2 miles S. from Hartford. Large quantit...Read MORE...


  • News 1874 - DEATH OF A CENTENARIAN.
    Mrs. Abigail Broadbent, of Wethersfield, Conn., whose one hundredth birthday was celebrated in June last, died Tuesday night, after a brief illness. T...Read MORE...


  • News 1875 - "Onion-Town"
    Wethersfield, Conn., sometimes called Onion-town, derived its nickname from the fact that a church bell hung in 1775 was paid for by contributions of ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Wethersfield
    Weth'ersfield, a post-village in Wethersfield town ship, Hartford co., Conn., on a plain on the W. bank of the Connecticut River, and on the Connectic...Read MORE...


  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    The Big Elm Tree, Height 97 feet, Circumference 29 feet, Wethersfield, Conn.
  • 1906
    Wethersfield, a post-village in Wethersfield township (town), Hartford co., Conn., on a plain on the W. bank of the Connecticut River and on the New Y...Read MORE...


  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street
  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    High School, 1907
  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Bird's Eye View
  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Connecticut State Prison, 1911
  • News 1914 - New Trial for Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield
    WETHERSFIELD, Conn., April 16. - Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield was awakened from a sound sleep late to-night and informed by the prison matron that a new t...Read MORE...


  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street (1926)
  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church
  • Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
    Hartford Motel
    On Wilbur Cross Parkway, U.S. 5 & 15
    One Mile South of Hartford


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Webb House

"The 1752 Joseph Webb House, a National Historic Landmark, is one of three beautifully preserved 18th century houses owned by the Museum in the center of Connecticut’s largest historic district.

The house served as George... Read MORE...

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Congregational Church, Main Street, Built 1761

Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
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The Silas Deane House, 203 Main Street

"Silas Deane graduated from Yale College in 1758 and was admitted to the bar in 1761. He established his law practice in Wethersfield, where he met and became the legal and business advisor to Joseph Webb’s... Read MORE...

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The Big Elm Tree, Height 97 feet, Circumference 29 feet, Wethersfield, Conn.

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Main Street


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High School, 1907

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Bird's Eye View

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Connecticut State Prison, 1911

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Main Street (1926)

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Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church

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Hartford Motel
On Wilbur Cross Parkway, U.S. 5 & 15
One Mile South of Hartford
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  • 1634 - Wethersfield Beginnings
    The English establish a settlement, under Captain John Oldham, south of the Dutch trading post at Hartford. This site later becomes the Town of... Read MORE...

  • Historic Wethersfield, Conn.


    Historic Wethersfield, Conn. (www.youtube.com)
  • 1781 - Meeting
    Washington and Rochambeau confer at Webb House in Wethersfield.
    Timeline of Connecticut History
  • 1787 - August 15 - Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1819 - Wethersfield
    Wethersfield, an ancient and populous town, is situated on the west side of Connecticut river, four miles south of Hartford, and 34 north of... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Wethersfield
    Wethersfield. a post-township of Hartford co., Connecticut, on the right bank of Connecticut river, about 3 1/ 2 miles S. from Hartford. Large... Read MORE...

  • News  1874 - DEATH OF A CENTENARIAN.
    Mrs. Abigail Broadbent, of Wethersfield, Conn., whose one hundredth birthday was celebrated in June last, died Tuesday night, after a brief illness.... Read MORE...

  • News  1875 - "Onion-Town"
    Wethersfield, Conn., sometimes called Onion-town, derived its nickname from the fact that a church bell hung in 1775 was paid for by contributions of ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Wethersfield
    Weth'ersfield, a post-village in Wethersfield town ship, Hartford co., Conn., on a plain on the W. bank of the Connecticut River, and on the... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Wethersfield, a post-village in Wethersfield township (town), Hartford co., Conn., on a plain on the W. bank of the Connecticut River and on the New... Read MORE...

  • News  1914 - New Trial for Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield
    WETHERSFIELD, Conn., April 16. - Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield was awakened from a sound sleep late to-night and informed by the prison matron that a new... Read MORE...

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