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Easton, Connecticut is a charming town located in Fairfield County, known for its picturesque landscapes, historic sites, and outdoor recreational opportunities. While it's not as bustling as some larger cities, Easton offers a tranquil escape from the urban hustle and bustle.


In 1807, Easton was the site of the first recorded meteorite to land in the western hemisphere. courant.com



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1906 - Easton
Easton, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Easton township (town), 9 miles NW. of Bridgeport. Pop. of the town in 1900, 960.
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
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Easton:
Aspetuck Land Trust: Easton is home to some beautiful natural landscapes, and the Aspetuck Land Trust manages several hiking trails and nature preserves in the area. Take a leisurely hike or go birdwatching in these serene settings.

Easton Reservoir: If you enjoy fishing or kayaking, Easton Reservoir is a great spot to visit. It's a peaceful place to spend a day on the water surrounded by scenic woodlands.

Silverman's Farm: This family-owned farm is a must-visit, especially if you have kids. They have a petting zoo with friendly animals, and during the fall, you can pick your own apples and pumpkins.

Helen Keller National Center: This historic site is where Helen Keller, the famous deaf and blind author and activist, spent her summers. Take a guided tour to learn about her remarkable life and legacy.

Easton Library: If you're a bookworm, don't miss the Easton Library. It's a quiet place to read, study, or simply unwind with a good book.

Easton Village Store: This quaint ... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Easton, Connecticut, USA

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male ancestorEbenezer HUBBELL (19 September 1687, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (Southport) (Greenfield Hill) - 6 March 1761, Easton, Connecticut, USA)
female ancestorSarah TITHERTON (31 January 1696, Stratford, Connecticut, USA (Putney) - 20 May 1788, Easton, Connecticut, USA)
photo of Helen Adams KELLERHelen Adams KELLER (27 June 1880, Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA - 1 June 1968, Easton, Connecticut, USA)
female ancestorGrace Amelia BAKER (22 September 1880, Seekonk, Massachusetts, USA (North Seekonk) - 2 December 1958, Easton, Connecticut, USA)
female ancestorHelen KELLER (27 June 1880, Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA - 1 June 1968, Easton, Connecticut, USA)
photo of Igor Ivanovich SIKORSKYIgor Ivanovich SIKORSKY (25 May 1889, Kiev, Ukraine - 26 October 1972, Easton, Connecticut, USA)
male ancestorDaniel WILLIAMS (August 27, 1930, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA - July 17, 1999, Easton, Connecticut, USA)
female ancestorMarguerite ROWAN (August 2, 1932, Teaneck, New Jersey, USA - December 17, 2004, Easton, Connecticut, USA)

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