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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

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Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

"Glastonbury, a post-township of Hartford county, Connecticut, on the east side of Connecticut river, 8 miles S. by E. from Hart ford. Population, 3390."

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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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

Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.

Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)
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History of / News About Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

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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.

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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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