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History of Middletown, Connecticut, USA

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Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA

In the early 1900s, Middletown was home to the Noiseless Typewriter Co., which produced up to 12,000 typewriters per year.

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  • 1784 -Earliest Connecticut cities incorporated - Hartford, Middletown, New Haven, New London and Norwich.

    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • William C. Redfield, a noted American meteorologist, was born in Middletown on March 26, 1789.

    courant.com

  • News 1819 - MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.
    Middletown, (Conn.) July 29.

    On Tuesday last, as Mr. James Turner and his wife, of this town, were riding in a carriage, the horse took fright and ...Read MORE...


  • 1819 - Middletown
    Middletown, the semi-seat of justice, and the most considerable township of the county, is pleasantly situated upon the west side of the Connecticut...Read MORE...


  • 1831 - Wesleyan University founded in Middletown.

    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • 1839 Description of Middletown, Connecticut
    Middletown, Ct.

    Chief town of Middlesex co. Middletown City, and port of entry, lies on the W. bank of Connecticut river, 30 miles from its...Read MORE...


  • 1841 - October 3 - 18 inches of snow fell near Middletown, CT

    WeatherForYou.com

  • 1854 - Middletown
    Middletown, a city, port of entry, and semi-capital of Middlesex county .Connecticut, on the right bank of the Connecticut river, at the head of ship ...Read MORE...


  • 1888 - March 12 - A blizzard paralyzed southeastern New York State and western New England. The storm produced 50 inches of snow at Middletown CT.

    The Weather Channel

  • 1895 - Middletown
    Middletown, a city and port of entry of Connecticut, and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., is pleasantly situated on the right or W. bank of the...Read MORE...


  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Omo Dress Shield
    The Omo Mfg. Co., Middletown, Ct.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    October 1898
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Washington Street, Middletown, Conn.
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Washington Street, Middletown, Conn.
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    One of Middletown's Conn. Hose Company
  • News 1903 - YACHT WAIONTHA BURNED - Catches Fire on Connecticut River and Is Run Aground
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14 - The steam yacht Waiontha of Hartford caught fire to-day while going down the Connecticut River, and now lies a blackened ...Read MORE...


  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Birds-eye View of Middletown and Connecticut River from Asylum Hill
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Episcopal Church
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    South Congregational Church, 1905
  • News 1906 - UNIVERSITY IS DESTROYED. FIRE CONSUMES BUILDING ERECTED IN 1827 - RECORDS SAVED.
    Middletown, Conn., March 1. -- Wesleyan University sustained a severe loss by fire early today when old North College, containing 150 rooms was...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Middletown, a city of Connecticut, and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., in Middletown township (town), is pleasantly situated on the right or W. ...Read MORE...


  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Broad Street, 1906
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    College Campus Looking North, 1906
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Holy Trinity Church, 1906
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    High School
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Middle Building. Connecticut Hospital for the Insane., 1907
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Russell Free Library, 1907
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    South Main Street, 1909
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    John Bell Scott's Memorial College
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    South Main St. looking North
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    S. Main Street & Pleasant Street Junction
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    South Park and Methodist Church
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Middletown, Conn. Y.M.C.A. and Connecticut Business College, Main Street
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Chapel, Industrial School for Girls, 1911
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Fire Department, 1912
  • News 1913 - FLOOD FIRE BURNS DEPOT. Connecticut River Wets Lime, Setting Building Ablaze.
    Special to The New York Times.

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn., March 30--The rising waters of the Connecticut River reached the freight depot of the New York,...Read MORE...


  • News 1919 - 8 INSANE MISSING IN CONNECTICUT FIRE
    Patients Are Thought Burned When Blaze Destroys Building of Middletown Institution.

    OTHERS HELP WITH BUCKETS.

    "Trusties" Remain Free from Panic ...Read MORE...


  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    The Chapel, Long Lane Farm
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Nurses Home, State Hospital
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    St. John's R.C. Church and School
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Greetings from Wesleyan University
  • 1938 - The Great New England Hurricane of 1938
    CAT 3 - September 21, 1938
    The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most destructive and powerful storms ever to strike Southern New...Read MORE...


  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    City Hall, Post Office and Main Street
  • Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    United Restaurant and Cafeteria


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Omo Dress Shield
The Omo Mfg. Co., Middletown, Ct.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Washington Street, Middletown, Conn.

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Washington Street, Middletown, Conn.

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One of Middletown's Conn. Hose Company

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Birds-eye View of Middletown and Connecticut River from Asylum Hill


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Episcopal Church

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South Congregational Church, 1905

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Broad Street, 1906

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College Campus Looking North, 1906

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Holy Trinity Church, 1906

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High School

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Middle Building. Connecticut Hospital for the Insane., 1907

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Russell Free Library, 1907

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South Main Street, 1909

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John Bell Scott's Memorial College

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South Main St. looking North

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S. Main Street & Pleasant Street Junction

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South Park and Methodist Church

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Middletown, Conn. Y.M.C.A. and Connecticut Business College, Main Street

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Chapel, Industrial School for Girls, 1911

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Fire Department, 1912

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Nurses Home, State Hospital

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The Chapel, Long Lane Farm

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St. John's R.C. Church and School

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Greetings from Wesleyan University

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City Hall, Post Office and Main Street

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United Restaurant and Cafeteria
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History and News of Middletown, Connecticut, USA

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  • 1784 -Earliest Connecticut cities incorporated - Hartford, Middletown, New Haven, New London and Norwich.

    Timeline of Connecticut History
  • William C. Redfield, a noted American meteorologist, was born in Middletown on March 26, 1789.

    courant.com
  • 1819 - Middletown
    Middletown, the semi-seat of justice, and the most considerable township of the county, is pleasantly situated upon the west side of the Connecticut... Read MORE...

  • News  1819 - MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.
    Middletown, (Conn.) July 29.

    On Tuesday last, as Mr. James Turner and his wife, of this town, were riding in a carriage, the horse took fright and ... Read MORE...

  • 1831 - Wesleyan University founded in Middletown.

    Timeline of Connecticut History
  • 1839 Description of Middletown, Connecticut
    Middletown, Ct.

    Chief town of Middlesex co. Middletown City, and port of entry, lies on the W. bank of Connecticut river, 30 miles from its... Read MORE...

  • 1841 - October 3 - 18 inches of snow fell near Middletown, CT

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1854 - Middletown
    Middletown, a city, port of entry, and semi-capital of Middlesex county .Connecticut, on the right bank of the Connecticut river, at the head of ship ... Read MORE...

  • 1888 - March 12 - A blizzard paralyzed southeastern New York State and western New England. The storm produced 50 inches of snow at Middletown CT.

    The Weather Channel
  • 1895 - Middletown
    Middletown, a city and port of entry of Connecticut, and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., is pleasantly situated on the right or W. bank of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1903 - YACHT WAIONTHA BURNED - Catches Fire on Connecticut River and Is Run Aground
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14 - The steam yacht Waiontha of Hartford caught fire to-day while going down the Connecticut River, and now lies a blackened ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Middletown, a city of Connecticut, and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., in Middletown township (town), is pleasantly situated on the right or W. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1906 - UNIVERSITY IS DESTROYED. FIRE CONSUMES BUILDING ERECTED IN 1827 - RECORDS SAVED.
    Middletown, Conn., March 1. -- Wesleyan University sustained a severe loss by fire early today when old North College, containing 150 rooms was... Read MORE...

  • News  1913 - FLOOD FIRE BURNS DEPOT. Connecticut River Wets Lime, Setting Building Ablaze.
    Special to The New York Times.

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn., March 30--The rising waters of the Connecticut River reached the freight depot of the New York,... Read MORE...

  • News  1919 - 8 INSANE MISSING IN CONNECTICUT FIRE
    Patients Are Thought Burned When Blaze Destroys Building of Middletown Institution.

    OTHERS HELP WITH BUCKETS.

    "Trusties" Remain Free from Panic ... Read MORE...

  • 1938 - The Great New England Hurricane of 1938
    CAT 3 - September 21, 1938
    The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most destructive and powerful storms ever to strike Southern New... Read MORE...

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