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  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Old Powder House, where the powder was kept during the Revolution, 1776
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  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Old Sun Tavern, Fairfield, Conn. One of the houses left standing when Fairfield was burned by the British. About 1776.
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  • 1779 - British troops under General Tryon raid New Haven, Fairfield and Norwalk.
    [After invading New Haven,] the British rejoin their ships on July 6, then sail for Fairfield, where they arrive on July 8. The inhabitants flee....Read MORE...


  • 1819 - Fairfield
    Fairfield, an ancient maritime post town, and the semi-seat of justice of the county, is pleasantly situated upon Long Island sound, 21 miles west...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Fairfield
    Fairfield, a post-village, port of entry, and semi-capital of Fairfield county, Connecticut, on the New York and New Haven rail road, 22 miles S. W....Read MORE...


  • 1859
    FAIRFIELD, port of entry as well as semi-cap. of Fairfield county in the state of Connecticut, 58 m. SW of Hartford, and 21 m. SSW of New Haven. Its...Read MORE...


  • News 1873 - At Fairfield, Ct., mother learned of her daughter's contemplated elopement, and on the night of the proposed flight she put laudanum in the girl's tea.
    The latter fell asleep and did not wake until next morning, and in the meantime the young Romeo got tired of waiting and went home disgusted.
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    Times-Picayune
    Louisiana
    May 04, 1873

  • 1895 - Fairfield
    Fairfield, a post-village of Fairfield co, Conn., in a township of the same name, on Long Island Sound, and on the New York, New Haven & Hartford...Read MORE...


  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Memorial Fountain, Fairfield, Conn.
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  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Post Office Block
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  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Public Library, Fairfield, Conn.
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  • News 1901 - KILLED BY A CAVE-IN - THREE BURIED ALIVE AND NINE INJURED IN A CUT IN CONNECTICUT.
    Fairfield, Conn., July 16. - A cave-in of earth and timbers at a cut made by workmen who were preparing for the foundation of the Uncowa Reservoir...Read MORE...


  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    St. Paul's Episcopal Church
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  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Congregational Church
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  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    Town Hall
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  • News 1911 - TRIPLE WRECK IS DEADLY
    Four Freight Trains Demolished and Five Men Killed.

    FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 7. - One of the most, disastrous freight wrecks in the history of the...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Fairfield, a post-village and summer-resort of Fairfield co., Conn., in a township (town) of the same name, on Long Island Sound and on the New York, ...Read MORE...


  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    St. Thomas Church, Convent and Rectory
    Postcard
  • News 1927 - FOUR HURT WHEN CAR STRIKES POLE
    Fairfield Man Is Taken to Hospital after Accident Here.

    Four persons were injured last night when a joy ride abruptly ended as the large...Read MORE...




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Old Sun Tavern, Fairfield, Conn. One of the houses left standing when Fairfield was burned by the British. About 1776.
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Old Powder House, where the powder was kept during the Revolution, 1776
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Memorial Fountain, Fairfield, Conn.
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Public Library, Fairfield, Conn.
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Post Office Block
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Congregational Church
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Town Hall
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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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St. Thomas Church, Convent and Rectory
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  • 1779 - British troops under General Tryon raid New Haven, Fairfield and Norwalk.
    [After invading New Haven,] the British rejoin their ships on July 6, then sail for Fairfield, where they arrive on July 8. The inhabitants flee.... Read MORE...

  • 1819 - Fairfield
    Fairfield, an ancient maritime post town, and the semi-seat of justice of the county, is pleasantly situated upon Long Island sound, 21 miles west... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Fairfield
    Fairfield, a post-village, port of entry, and semi-capital of Fairfield county, Connecticut, on the New York and New Haven rail road, 22 miles S. W.... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    FAIRFIELD, port of entry as well as semi-cap. of Fairfield county in the state of Connecticut, 58 m. SW of Hartford, and 21 m. SSW of New Haven. Its... Read MORE...

  • News  1873 - At Fairfield, Ct., mother learned of her daughter's contemplated elopement, and on the night of the proposed flight she put laudanum in the girl's tea.
    The latter fell asleep and did not wake until next morning, and in the meantime the young Romeo got tired of waiting and went home disgusted.
    genealogybank.com
    Times-Picayune
    Louisiana
    May 04, 1873
  • 1895 - Fairfield
    Fairfield, a post-village of Fairfield co, Conn., in a township of the same name, on Long Island Sound, and on the New York, New Haven & Hartford... Read MORE...

  • News  1901 - KILLED BY A CAVE-IN - THREE BURIED ALIVE AND NINE INJURED IN A CUT IN CONNECTICUT.
    Fairfield, Conn., July 16. - A cave-in of earth and timbers at a cut made by workmen who were preparing for the foundation of the Uncowa Reservoir... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - TRIPLE WRECK IS DEADLY
    Four Freight Trains Demolished and Five Men Killed.

    FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 7. - One of the most, disastrous freight wrecks in the history of the... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Fairfield, a post-village and summer-resort of Fairfield co., Conn., in a township (town) of the same name, on Long Island Sound and on the New York, ... Read MORE...

  • News  1927 - FOUR HURT WHEN CAR STRIKES POLE
    Fairfield Man Is Taken to Hospital after Accident Here.

    Four persons were injured last night when a joy ride abruptly ended as the large... Read MORE...

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