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Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

"Goshen, a post-township of Litchfield co., Connecticut, 30 miles W. by N. from Hartford ; said to be the most elevated township in Connecticut. Population, 1457."

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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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. Lippincott's 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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