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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA? 

Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
"Glastonbury is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, founded in 1693... The town was named after the history filled town Glastonbury in Somerset, England. Glastonbury is located on the banks of the Connecticut River, 7 miles southeast of Hartford."wikipedia



Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Franklin's Drug Store, in the center of Glastonbury, Conn., A friendly town to live in
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Franklin's Drug Store, in the center of Glastonbury, Conn., A friendly town to live in
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)

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1655 - Dating back to 1655, Glastonbury has the oldest continually operating ferry in the United States. It runs between South Glastonbury and Rocky Hill.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ glastonbury/
1693 - (Glastonbury, CT) Founded in 1636 as part of Wethersfield and called Pyaug, the area was incorporated in 1693.

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1819 - Glastenbury
Glastenbury is a post town situated upon the east side of Connecticut river, near the south east...Read MORE...

News  1879 - Julia Smith marries
Miss Julia E. Smith, one of the famous Glastonbury (Conn.) sisters, was married on Thursday of last ...Read MORE...

News  1890 - Soap Factories Burned
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., ...Read MORE...

1916
Glastonbury, gloss'on-ber-e, a post-village of Hartford co., Conn., in Glastonbury township (town), ...Read MORE...

News  1949 - Highway Safety Commission Lists 1948 Freak Accidents - Tomato Accident
...Perhaps the freakiest of the runaway accidents was caused by a tomato in Glastonbury last...Read MORE...


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