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History of Thomaston, Connecticut, USA

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(Plymouth Hollow)

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Thomaston, Connecticut, USA

Thomaston, Litchfield, Connecticut

Thomaston is named after Seth Thomas, founder of the Seth Thomas Clock Co., which began manufacturing clocks in 1813.

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  • Plymouth Hollow (later Thomaston) was first settled by Henry Cook around 1728


  • 1853 - The Seth Thomas Clock Company was established in Thomaston


  • 1854 - Plymouth Hollow
    Plymouth Hollow, a small post-village in Litchfield county, Connecticut, on the Naugatuck River railroad, about 25 miles S. W. by W. from Hartford,...Read MORE...


  • 1875 - The town of Thomaston is incorporated


  • 1895 - Thomaston
    Thomaston, tom'as-ton, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Thomaston township, on the Naugatuck River and the Naugatuck Railroad, 94 miles N. ...Read MORE...


  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Elm Street, T. D. Bradstreets Residence, 1907
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    School Building, 1907
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Seth Thomas Clock Co., Movement Dept. Thomaston, Conn., 1907
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    Trinity Episcopal Church, Hose House, Opera House, 1908
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    Town from Bradstreets Heights, Thomaston, Conn., 1909
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    First Congregational Church, 1909
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    High Street, 1909
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Town Hall, 1909
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    East Main St., 1910
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    The Green, 1910
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Laura Andrew and Thomaston Library
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    St. Thomas Catholic Church, 1911
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Thomaston House, 1911
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Rail Road Station, 1911
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Residence of W. T. Woodruff, 1911
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Plume & Atwood Casting Shop, 1912
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  • 1916 - Thomaston
    Thomaston, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Thomaston township (town), on the Naugatuck River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford...Read MORE...


  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Opera House, 1916
    Postcard
  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Thomaston High School
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  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    Park Street Hotel
    Postcard
  • Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
    U.S. Post Office
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Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Elm Street, T. D. Bradstreets Residence, 1907
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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School Building, 1907
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Seth Thomas Clock Co., Movement Dept. Thomaston, Conn., 1907
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Trinity Episcopal Church, Hose House, Opera House, 1908
Postcard



Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Town from Bradstreets Heights, Thomaston, Conn., 1909
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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First Congregational Church, 1909
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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High Street, 1909
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Town Hall, 1909
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
Pinterest
East Main St., 1910
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
Pinterest
The Green, 1910
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Laura Andrew and Thomaston Library
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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St. Thomas Catholic Church, 1911
Postcard



Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Thomaston House, 1911
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Rail Road Station, 1911
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
Pinterest
Residence of W. T. Woodruff, 1911
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Plume & Atwood Casting Shop, 1912
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
Pinterest
Opera House, 1916
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Thomaston High School
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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Park Street Hotel
Postcard

Thomaston, Connecticut, USA
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U.S. Post Office
Postcard
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  • Plymouth Hollow (later Thomaston) was first settled by Henry Cook around 1728
  • 1853 - The Seth Thomas Clock Company was established in Thomaston
  • 1854 - Plymouth Hollow
    Plymouth Hollow, a small post-village in Litchfield county, Connecticut, on the Naugatuck River railroad, about 25 miles S. W. by W. from Hartford,... Read MORE...

  • 1875 - The town of Thomaston is incorporated
  • 1895 - Thomaston
    Thomaston, tom'as-ton, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Thomaston township, on the Naugatuck River and the Naugatuck Railroad, 94 miles N. ... Read MORE...

  • 1916 - Thomaston
    Thomaston, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Thomaston township (town), on the Naugatuck River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford... Read MORE...

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