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Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity)

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Woodbridge, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Woodbridge is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. It is one of the wealthiest towns in Connecticut, and is home to many of the faculty of Yale University. The town center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Woodbridge Green Historic District.
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Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity) - Elioenai Clark Tavern
Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity)

Elioenai Clark Tavern

"A place of much historic interest, now somewhat remodeled, is what was the old Elioenai Clark tavern, on the Litchfield... Read MORE...
Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity) - Sperry Pool, Woodbridge, Conn.
Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity)

Sperry Pool, Woodbridge, Conn.
Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity) - (1910)
Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity)

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1650 - Richard Sperry, Ralph Lines, and other settlers from New Haven take up residence in what is now southeast Woodbridge.

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In 1661, the town (present day Woodbridge) was the location of one of the hideouts of the "Regicides" — three of the judges who signed the death warrant for King Charles I of England.

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1734 – Settlers in area northwest of New Haven, now Woodbridge but then called Chestnut Hill, receive winter preaching privileges because of the difficulty of traveling to New Haven.

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1738 – Amity Parish is incorporated by the General Assembly of the Connecticut Colony. The Parish territory includes most of the present townships of Bethany and Woodbridge.

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1742 – Amity Parish Congregational Meetinghouse is built on what is now the Woodbridge Town Green; Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge is the first minister.

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1836 - Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE was incorporated as a town in 1784. It was original ly a parish by the name of Amity,...Read MORE...

1839 Description of Woodbridge, Connecticut
Woodbridge, Ct.

New Haven co. The territory of this town belonged to the towns of New...Read MORE...

News  1878 - Strange Fire
The wife of a hard working German farmer at Woodbridge, Conn., during her husband's absence last...Read MORE...

1906
Woodbridge, a township (town) of New Haven co., Conn., 6 miles NW. of New Haven. Pop. in 1900, 852.
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

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