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Goshen, Connecticut, USA

Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

In the early 19th century, Goshen was famous for its "Pineapple Cheese," which was the shape and color of its namesake. Kraft Cheese Co. bought the cheese’s patent in 1918.

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  • 1804 - October 10 - A famous snow hurricane occurred.
    The unusual coastal storm caused northerly gales from Maine to New Jersey. Heavy snow fell across New England, with three feet reported at the crest...Read MORE...


  • 1819 - Goshen
    Goshen is an elevated post township, situated 32 miles west from Hartford, and 42 from New-Haven; bounded on the north by Norfolk, on the east by...Read MORE...


  • 1836 - Goshen
    The township of Goshen was sold at New Haven, in December, 1737, and its settlement commenced in one or two years afterwards. The first inhabitants...Read MORE...


  • 1839 - Goshen
    Goshen, Connecticut
    Litchfield county. First settled, 1738. Incorporated, 1749. Population, 1830, 1,734. Goshen lies 6 miles N. from Litchfield, 42...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Goshen
    Goshen, a post-township of Litchfield co., Connecticut, 30 miles W. by N. from Hartford ; said to be the most elevated township in Connecticut....Read MORE...


  • 1859
    GOSHEN, a township of Litchfield co., in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 6 m. N of Litchfield. Pop. 1,529. It is famous for the production of...Read MORE...


  • News 1887 - Connecticut Economy
    A rich, and therefore economical, farmer in Goshen, Conn., who has a cow that does not give milk this summer, has adopted a plan whereby the dry cow...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Goshen
    Goshen, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Goshen township, about 33 miles W.N.W. of Hartford. It has an academy. It is surrounded by good...Read MORE...


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    Congregational Church, Goshen, Conn.
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  • News 1907 - Mrs. Mary A. Hunt of Beloit, Wis. who recently reached the age of 105 years, was born at Goshen, Conn., and remembers well the War of 1812.
    She has been a widow for fifty-four years, and her son, Daniel H. Hunt of Chicago, seventy-five years old, visits his mother yearly on the Fourth of...Read MORE...


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    Main Street - Looking North (1910)
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    Goshen Center (1911)
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    View of Hart Hollow
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    Residential street view, Goshen, Conn.
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  • 1916
    Goshen, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Goshen township (town), about 33 miles WNW. of Hart ford. Pop. of the town in 1900, 835.
    Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

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    Post Office
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    Aylward, Goshen, Conn.
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    Main House and Annex, Lakeside Farm
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    Part of Our Dairy, Lakeside Farm
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    Eagle Hall Academy
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    Cong Church and Fire House
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    Colonial Heights
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    Wamogo Regional High School
    Warren - Morris - Goshen, Connecticut
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Congregational Church, Goshen, Conn.

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Main Street - Looking North (1910)

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Goshen Center (1911)

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View of Hart Hollow

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Residential street view, Goshen, Conn.

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Post Office

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Aylward, Goshen, Conn.

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Main House and Annex, Lakeside Farm

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Part of Our Dairy, Lakeside Farm

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Eagle Hall Academy

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Cong Church and Fire House

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Colonial Heights

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Wamogo Regional High School
Warren - Morris - Goshen, Connecticut

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