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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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  • 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.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ glastonbury/

  • 1819 - Glastenbury
    Glastenbury is a post town situated upon the east side of Connecticut river, near the south east border of the county, being eight miles south east...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Glastonbury
    Glastonbury, a post-township of Hartford county, Connecticut, on the east side of Connecticut river, 8 miles S. by E. from Hart ford. Population,...Read MORE...


  • News 1879 - Julia Smith marries
    Miss Julia E. Smith, one of the famous Glastonbury (Conn.) sisters, was married on Thursday of last week to Amos G. Parker, of New Hampshire, who is...Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - Soap Factories Burned
    HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., and used by them in the manufacture of their soap ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Glastonbury
    Glastonbury, glass'on-ber-e, a post-village of Hart ford co., in Glastonbury township, on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, 7 miles below...Read MORE...


  • 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
    Congregational Church
  • Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
    Episcopal Church
  • Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)
  • Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
    School Street
  • 1916
    Glastonbury, gloss'on-ber-e, a post-village of Hartford co., Conn., in Glastonbury township (town), on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, 7 miles...Read MORE...


  • Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
    Hale House Restaurant
  • Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
    Main Building and Section of Farm, The Pines, South Glastonbury
  • Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
    The Williams Bros. Manufacturing Company's Silver Plate Factory, Naubuc Avenue
  • 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 September. A woman had placed a basket of tomatoes on...Read MORE...




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

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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

Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
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Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.

Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
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Congregational Church

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Episcopal Church

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


Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
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School Street

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Hale House Restaurant

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Main Building and Section of Farm, The Pines, South Glastonbury

Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
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The Williams Bros. Manufacturing Company's Silver Plate Factory, Naubuc Avenue
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History and News of 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.
    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ glastonbury/
  • 1693 - (Glastonbury, CT) Founded in 1636 as part of Wethersfield and called Pyaug, the area was incorporated in 1693.
    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ glastonbury/
  • 1819 - Glastenbury
    Glastenbury is a post town situated upon the east side of Connecticut river, near the south east border of the county, being eight miles south east... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Glastonbury
    Glastonbury, a post-township of Hartford county, Connecticut, on the east side of Connecticut river, 8 miles S. by E. from Hart ford. Population,... Read MORE...

  • News  1879 - Julia Smith marries
    Miss Julia E. Smith, one of the famous Glastonbury (Conn.) sisters, was married on Thursday of last week to Amos G. Parker, of New Hampshire, who is... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - Soap Factories Burned
    HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., and used by them in the manufacture of their soap ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Glastonbury
    Glastonbury, glass'on-ber-e, a post-village of Hart ford co., in Glastonbury township, on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, 7 miles below... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Glastonbury, gloss'on-ber-e, a post-village of Hartford co., Conn., in Glastonbury township (town), on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, 7 miles... 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 September. A woman had placed a basket of tomatoes on... Read MORE...

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