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Goshen, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Goshen, Connecticut, USA? 

Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
Goshen is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 2,697 at the 2000 census.

Each July, the Connecticut Agricultural Fair is held in town.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.2 square miles (117.1 km²), of which, 43.7 square miles (113.1 km²) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²) of it (3.43%) is water. A large portion of the Mohawk State Forest is located in the town. The Appalachian Trail also passes through the town.wikipedia


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Goshen, Connecticut, USA - Congregational Church, Goshen, Conn.
Goshen, Connecticut, USA

Congregational Church, Goshen, Conn.
Goshen, Connecticut, USA - Main Street - Looking North (1910)
Goshen, Connecticut, USA

Main Street - Looking North (1910)
Goshen, Connecticut, USA - Goshen Center (1911)
Goshen, Connecticut, USA

Goshen Center (1911)

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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...Read MORE...

1819 - Goshen
Goshen is an elevated post township, situated 32 miles west from Hartford, and 42 from New-Haven;...Read MORE...

1836 - Goshen
The township of Goshen was sold at New Haven, in December, 1737, and its settlement commenced in...Read MORE...

1859
GOSHEN, a township of Litchfield co., in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 6 m. N of Litchfield. Pop. ...Read MORE...

News  1887 - Connecticut Economy
A rich, and therefore economical, farmer in Goshen, Conn., who has a cow that does not give milk...Read MORE...

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...Read MORE...

1916
Goshen, a post-village of Litchfield co., Conn., in Goshen township (town), about 33 miles WNW. of...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1796
Heman OVIATT (20 September 1775 - 5 December 1854) & Eunice NEWTON (5 November 1777 - 13 September 1813)
married 10 January 1796

1810
John NEWTON (24 February 1787 - 13 March 1868) & Laura Hooker THOMPSON (10 November 1789 - 29 September 1863)
married 11 November 1810
 

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