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Wallingford was the site of one of the last witch trials in New England, in 1697.
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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 miles southwest from Hartford, and 13 northeast from ...Read MORE...


  • News 1839 - Tornado
    On Monday, Aug. 7, 1839, a tornado passed over a point not far from the line of the Wallingford storm. Its direction was such that it did not strike...Read MORE...


  • News 1853 - Large Fire in Wallingford.
    NEW-HAVEN, Tuesday, Dec. 27. The Button Factory of the Pomeroy Manufacturing Company at Wallingford, about 12 miles from this city, took fire early...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Wallingford
    Wallingford, a post-village of New Haven county, Connecticut, on the Hartford and New Haven railroad, 11 miles N. by E. from New Haven. It has a...Read MORE...


  • News 1858 - STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.
    MERIDEN, Conn., May 30. - The large three-story frame factory of the Wallingford Wheel Company in Wallingford, Conn., was struck by lightning during...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 almost daily, and on some of the days there were...Read MORE...


  • News 1879 - Strange Wedding
    The New England girl certainly carries off the palm for originality. A young woman of Wallingford, Conn., was married the other evening, and while...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 at 8 o'clock last evening, and by 9 o'clock was...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 destroyed Temperance Hall, belonging to Jared Q....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 was 55 years old and very feeble. Early in the...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 a long trip, reached this town, bringing with him ...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 population of Wallingford will be under arrest for...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Wallingford
    Wal'lingford, a post-borough in Wallingford township, New Haven co., Conn., is finely situated on the Quinepiac River and the New Haven, Hartford &...Read MORE...


  • 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
    Band Stand near R.R. Depot, Wallingford, Conn.
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Colony St.
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Comunity Lake Dam, International Silver Co. Factory, Masonic Home on hill
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street, Looking South
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    North Main St., Wallingford, Conn.
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Simpson's Block, 1905
  • 1906
    Wallingford, a post-borough in Wallingford township (town), New Haven co., Conn., is finely situated on the Quinepiac (Quinnipiac) River and on the...Read MORE...


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    The Masonic Home
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Library and Marlborough House
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Post Office
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Christian St.
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Superintend's Cottage, Gaylord Farm, Sanatorium
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Falls and Bridge, Quinnipiac River
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    Center St.
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    View in the Square
  • Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Factory of R. Wallace & Sons


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

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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South Main Street. Wallingford, Conn.

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Band Stand near R.R. Depot, Wallingford, Conn.

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North Main St., Wallingford, Conn.

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Colony St.

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Comunity Lake Dam, International Silver Co. Factory, Masonic Home on hill

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Main Street, Looking South


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Simpson's Block, 1905

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The Masonic Home

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Library and Marlborough House

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Post Office

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Christian St.

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Superintend's Cottage, Gaylord Farm, Sanatorium

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Falls and Bridge, Quinnipiac River

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Center St.


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View in the Square

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Factory of R. Wallace & Sons
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  • 1670 - Wallingford founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1819 - Wallingford
    Wallingford, a pleasant post township, is situated in the northeastern section of the county, 23 miles southwest from Hartford, and 13 northeast from ... Read MORE...

  • News  1839 - Tornado
    On Monday, Aug. 7, 1839, a tornado passed over a point not far from the line of the Wallingford storm. Its direction was such that it did not strike... Read MORE...

  • News  1853 - Large Fire in Wallingford.
    NEW-HAVEN, Tuesday, Dec. 27. The Button Factory of the Pomeroy Manufacturing Company at Wallingford, about 12 miles from this city, took fire early... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Wallingford
    Wallingford, a post-village of New Haven county, Connecticut, on the Hartford and New Haven railroad, 11 miles N. by E. from New Haven. It has a... Read MORE...

  • News  1858 - STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.
    MERIDEN, Conn., May 30. - The large three-story frame factory of the Wallingford Wheel Company in Wallingford, Conn., was struck by lightning during... 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 almost daily, and on some of the days there were... Read MORE...

  • News  1879 - Strange Wedding
    The New England girl certainly carries off the palm for originality. A young woman of Wallingford, Conn., was married the other evening, and while... 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 at 8 o'clock last evening, and by 9 o'clock was... 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 destroyed Temperance Hall, belonging to Jared Q.... 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 was 55 years old and very feeble. Early in the... 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 a long trip, reached this town, bringing with him ... 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 population of Wallingford will be under arrest for... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Wallingford
    Wal'lingford, a post-borough in Wallingford township, New Haven co., Conn., is finely situated on the Quinepiac River and the New Haven, Hartford &... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Wallingford, a post-borough in Wallingford township (town), New Haven co., Conn., is finely situated on the Quinepiac (Quinnipiac) River and on the... Read MORE...

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