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Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)

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Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, USA
Stafford Springs is located at the intersection of Routes 190 and 32, in the northeastern region of the state. The community consists of the downtown area of Stafford Springs and the more rural villages of Crystal Lake, Ellithorpe, Hydeville, Orcuttsville, Staffordville, Stafford Hollow, Village Hill, and West Stafford. wiki/ Stafford,_Connecticut

The Town of Stafford began its history almost 300 years ago as a rural hill town with 3 excellent agricultural districts. Most of the population was concentrated in 6-7 villages. Industrialization took advantage of abundant water power from the tributaries of the Willimantic River, & caused population shifts. In the mid-1800's, the Railroad connected Stafford to markets across New England. history.php ...If you find a road map of the states in the United States and you look at the map of Connecticut and if you find the boundaries of the town of Stafford you will find within that area small circles of designating small villages that are at the intersections of some major roads. These circles are the same in all towns. In Stafford there were seven, now perhaps only six are shown. These are: West Stafford, Staffordville, Hydeville, Stafford, Orcutts and Stafford Springs. The seventh was or is Ellithrope. Ellithrope is at the intersection of Diamond Ledge Road and Route 32. One person there has a large sign on his garage. A village is usuallly a part of town where the houses are closer together around a mill, church, and store. Maps made by the town show the same six or seven. Most of these villages in Connecticut have no boundaries although few do. One of these is Stafford Springs. With its many mills, wealthy mill owners, and mill workers, it decided to have its own government in 1873. How it placed its boundaries would be of interest. Generally it is now “where the sidewalks end!” and as far as the street lights. Once it had the only fire hydrants and sewer lines. Now these have been extended to some other places in Stafford... 2011/ 07/ history-moment-with-bruce -dutton- there-is-no-town-in-connecticut- named-stafford-springs/

Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)

Warren Woolen Comp., Stafford Springs, Conn.

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Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)

Main Street, looking East, Stafford Springs, Conn.

Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)

Haymarket Square, Stafford Springs, Conn.

Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)

View of Stafford Hollow, Stafford, Conn.

Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)

Pinney Grammar School

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Incorporated in 1719, Stafford became a resort town as growing numbers of people, including President John Adams, sought out the waters’ curative powers. towns-page/ stafford/
1819 - Stafford
Stafford is an elevated post township, situated upon the northern border of the county and State,...Read MORE...

In the late 1800s, as the springs’ popularity declined, textile mills, a button factory, and other enterprises formed Stafford’s industrial hub. towns-page/ stafford
News  1898 - TWO PRISONERS CREMATED. Double Fatality in a Connecticut Town Lock-up Fire.
STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn., Sept. 17. - Two prisoners confined for the night in the town lock-up,...Read MORE...

Stafford, a post-village and township (town) of Tolland co., Conn., on the Central Vermont R., 25...Read MORE...

George Avery, 18, of Rockville Victim of Accident on Stafford-Somers Road.

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