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Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

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Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
On October 10, 1667 the Connecticut General Assembly authorized the “making of a village on the east river” to 38 planters and freemen. The “long highway” located on the ridge of the hill above the sandy plain along the Quinnipiac River is the present Main Street in Wallingford. On May 12, 1670 the bounds were set in the settlement and about 126 people settled in the Town in temporary housing. Six-acre lots were set out and by the year 1675, 40 houses stretched along the street...

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Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - Silver Plate
Wm. Rogers, Eagle Brand
Made only by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., Wallingford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

Silver Plate
Wm. Rogers, Eagle Brand
Made only by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., Wallingford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - South Main Street. Wallingford, Conn.
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

South Main Street. Wallingford, Conn.
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - Band Stand near R.R. Depot, Wallingford, Conn.
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

Band Stand near R.R. Depot, Wallingford, Conn.
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - North Main St., Wallingford, Conn.
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

North Main St., Wallingford, Conn.
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - Post Office
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

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1670 - Wallingford founded

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1819 - Wallingford
Wallingford, a pleasant post township, is situated in the northeastern section of the county, 23...Read MORE...

News  1839 - Tornado
On Monday, Aug. 7, 1839, a tornado passed over a point not far from the line of the Wallingford...Read MORE...

News  1853 - Large Fire in Wallingford.
NEW-HAVEN, Tuesday, Dec. 27. The Button Factory of the Pomeroy Manufacturing Company at...Read MORE...

News  1858 - STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.
MERIDEN, Conn., May 30. - The large three-story frame factory of the Wallingford Wheel Company in...Read MORE...

News  1878 - The Tornado at Wallingford, Conn., in 1878.
During the last of July and the first of August, 1878, showers with thunder and lightning occurred...Read MORE...

News  1879 - Strange Wedding
The New England girl certainly carries off the palm for originality. A young woman of Wallingford,...Read MORE...

News  1880 - A WALLINGFORD FACTORY BURNED.
WALLINGFORD, Conn., March 19. - The shop of the Wallingford Wheel Company was found to be on fire...Read MORE...

News  1885 - A MAN BURNED TO DEATH.
NEW-HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 19. - A fire which broke out at 2 o'clock this morning in Wallingford...Read MORE...

News  1886 - A WOMAN ROASTED TO DEATH.
NEW-HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 17.- Mrs. John Condon, of Wallingford, was burned to death last night. She...Read MORE...

News  1886 - CHARGED WITH ARSON. FIRES IN WALLINGFORD WHICH GOT A YOUNG MAN INTO TROUBLE.
WALLINGFORD, Conn., March 16. - Early this morning Constable Roger S. Austin, tired and dusty after ...Read MORE...

News  1886 - INCENDIARIES IN WALLINGFORD.
NEW-HAVEN, Conn., June 4. - If matters keep on as they have been going lately half the voting...Read MORE...

1906
Wallingford, a post-borough in Wallingford township (town), New Haven co., Conn., is finely...Read MORE...


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