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Canaan, Connecticut, USA

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Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

"Canaan, a post-township of Litchfield county, Connecticut, on the Housatonic railroad, about 35 miles N. W. by W. from Hartford. Population, 2627."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

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Main Street looking East, Canaan, Conn.

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The Canfiled. Canaan, Conn.

Home of Canfield Lime Co.

Canaan, Connecticut, USA

Housatonic River. Near Canaan, Conn.
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History of / News About Canaan, Connecticut, USA

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In 1738 the area now known as Canaan—and also as Falls Village to its residents—was sold at auction in New London as part of the Western Lands sale.

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1819 - Canaan
Canaan, a considerable post township, is situated in the northwestern section of the county, 41...Read MORE...

News  1858 - Accident
At Canaan, Ct., on the 17th, a bright little boy of eight years, son of Edwin Ives, while playing...Read MORE...

1859
CANAAN, a township of Litchfield co., in the state of Connecticut, 42 m. NW of Hartford. Pop. 2,166.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
News  1896 - IN A BURNING CAR.
Narrow Escape of Four Railroad Men Last Night.

Canaan, Conn., Jan. 9. - Word was received here...Read MORE...

News  1903 - BURGLARS TURN INCENDIARIES.
In Blowing Open Canaan (Conn.) Post Office Safe They Start a $10,000 Fire and Escape.

Special to ...Read MORE...

News  1913 - COLLISION ON NEW HAVEN.
Eight Passengers Hurt, One Mortally, in Wreck at Canaan.
Special to The New York Times.

CANAAN, ...Read MORE...

1916
Canaan, ka'nan, a post-township (town) of Litchfield co.. Conn., on the Housatonic River. Pop. in...Read MORE...

News  1923 - BRAKEMAN FALLS TO HIS DEATH IN CANAAN, CONN.
CANAAN, Conn. June 6 - Nicholas Mathias, 30, a brakeman on the Central New England railroad was...Read MORE...


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