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History of Mansfield, Connecticut, USA

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The first silk mill in the U.S. was built in Mansfield, where silk manufacturing was the prime industry.

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  • Mansfield was incorporated in October 1702 from the Town of Windham

    www.wikipedia.org

  • The first silk mill in the United States was built at Hanks Hill in 1810, and for many years, Mansfield led the country in silk production.

    www.mansfieldct.gov

  • In 1827, the Mansfield Silk Company was founded

    http://www.mansfieldct-history.org/

  • Zalmon Storrs operated a silk mill in Mansfield Hollow as early as 1833

    http://www.mansfieldct-history.org/

  • 1854 - Mansfield
    Mansfield, a post-township of Tolland co., Connecticut, on the Nntchaug river, and on the New London, Willimantic, and Palmer rail road, 38 miles N....Read MORE...


  • The Storrs Agricultural School was established in 1881 and became the University of Connecticut,

    http://www.mansfieldct.gov/

  • 1895 - Mansfield
    Mans'field, a post township of Tolland co., Conn., is intersected by the New London Northern Railroad. It contains villages named Mansfield Centre,...Read MORE...


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    Storrs Congregational Church
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  • Mansfield, Connecticut, USA
    Hawley Armory, C. A. C.
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    William Henry Hall, Dormitory
    The University of Connecticut
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Storrs Congregational Church
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Hawley Armory, C. A. C.
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William Henry Hall, Dormitory
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  • Mansfield was incorporated in October 1702 from the Town of Windham

    www.wikipedia.org
  • The first silk mill in the United States was built at Hanks Hill in 1810, and for many years, Mansfield led the country in silk production.

    www.mansfieldct.gov
  • In 1827, the Mansfield Silk Company was founded

    http://www.mansfieldct-history.org/
  • Zalmon Storrs operated a silk mill in Mansfield Hollow as early as 1833

    http://www.mansfieldct-history.org/
  • 1854 - Mansfield
    Mansfield, a post-township of Tolland co., Connecticut, on the Nntchaug river, and on the New London, Willimantic, and Palmer rail road, 38 miles N.... Read MORE...

  • The Storrs Agricultural School was established in 1881 and became the University of Connecticut,

    http://www.mansfieldct.gov/
  • 1895 - Mansfield
    Mans'field, a post township of Tolland co., Conn., is intersected by the New London Northern Railroad. It contains villages named Mansfield Centre,... Read MORE...

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