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Warren, Connecticut is a picturesque town located in Litchfield County, known for its scenic beauty, charming New England character, and rich history.

Warren was named after Revolutionary War hero Joseph Warren, who died at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

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Charles Grandison Finney, a Presbyterian minister, leader in the Second Great Awakening and second president of Oberlin College, was born in Warren in 1792.
1839 - Warren
Warren, Connecticut
Litchfield county. Warren was taken from Kent, in 1786. It is bounded on the E. by Litchfield and is 38 miles W. from Hartford. The town is watered by Shepaug river, a branch of the Housatonick, and by a large and handsome pond, called Raumaug. Warren is hilly and rocky, and in some parts mountainous. It however produces butter, cheese, beef, pork, some grain, and considerable wool. Population, in 1830, 986.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Warren, Connecticut:
Hopkins Vineyard: Start your visit with a trip to Hopkins Vineyard. It's a family-owned winery that offers wine tastings with stunning views of Lake Waramaug. You can savor some of their award-winning wines while enjoying the peaceful surroundings.

Lake Waramaug State Park: If you're a fan of outdoor activities, Lake Waramaug State Park is a must-visit. You can go swimming, boating, or fishing in the pristine waters of Lake Waramaug. The park also has picnic areas and hiking trails for those who prefer a more relaxed experience.

The Hickory Stick Bookshop: This charming independent bookstore is a gem for book lovers. Browse through their curated selection of books, grab a coffee, and spend a relaxing afternoon immersed in literature.

Warren Historical Society: Learn about the town's rich history at the Warren Historical Society. They have a museum that showcases artifacts, documents, and photographs that tell the story of Warren's past.

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

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male ancestorNathaniel SWIFT (14 March 1708, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA (East Sandwich) (Forestdale) - 13 March 1790, Warren, Connecticut, USA)
female ancestorAbiah TUPPER (1 November 1713, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA (East Sandwich) (Forestdale) - 4 April 1782, Warren, Connecticut, USA)
female ancestorMehitable MILLARD (29 August 1738, Warren, Connecticut, USA - 12 February 1813, Cornwall, Connecticut, USA)
female ancestorPatience CASE (17 December 1754, Kent, Connecticut, USA - 29 October 1808, Warren, Connecticut, USA)
male ancestorAbel Curtiss CARTER (22 June 1769, Warren, Connecticut, USA - 21 May 1857, Cornwall, Connecticut, USA)
male ancestorPhilo BEARDSLY (1795, Warren, Connecticut, USA - 21 February 1870, Canfield, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorCyrus STRONG (1 June 1803, Warren, Connecticut, USA - 14 August 1880, Egremont, Massachusetts, USA)
female ancestorDesire GRANNIS (31 October 1825, Warren, Connecticut, USA - , )

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