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History of East Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA

East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

The town is located on the east bank of the Connecticut River, directly across from Hartford, Connecticut. It is home to aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney.


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  • 1775 - Gun Powder Mill
    First gun powder mill in Connecticut started in East Hartford.
    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • 1819 - East Hartford
    East-Hartford, a post town of Hartford county, is pleasantly situated on the east side of Connecticut river, bounded north on East-Windsor, east on Bo...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - East Hartford
    East Hartford, a post-township of Hart ford county, Connecticut, on the E. side of Connecticut river, opposite Hartford. The village is pleasantly sit...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    HARTFORD (East), a township of Hartford co., in the state of Connecticut, U.S., on the E side of the Connecticut river, opposite Hartford, with which ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - East Hartford / Burnside
    East Hart/ ford, a post-village of East Hartford township, Hartford co., Conn., is on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, opposite Hartford, and on t...Read MORE...


  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Comstock Hall

    "Located at 1175 (1171-1177) Main Street in East Hartford is Comstock Hall, built in 1899 to house a theater (later converted to a roller-skating rink and then demolished) and offices. The classically proportioned building was... Read MORE...

    Postcard
  • 1907 - Boy Scout Troop
    The first Boy Scout Troop in Connecticut (Troop 1) was established in East Hartford.
    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Center School
    Postcard
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Hartford Ave., 1912
    Postcard
  • 1916
    East Hartford, a post-village of East Hartford town ship (town), Hartford co., Conn., is on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, opposite Hartford, a...Read MORE...


  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Wells Hall, 1918
    Postcard
  • News 1922 - East Hartford Has $50,000 Fire.
    EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 28. - Fire early today badly damaged the Garvan block here, with a loss estimated at $50,000. The building is owned by Cresc...Read MORE...


  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    High School
    Postcard
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Masonic Temple
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  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Main St.
    Postcard
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    The Marco Polo, 1550 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, Conn., Route 44

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  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Greetings from East Hartford, Conn.
    Postcard
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Old Town Hall Inn and Diner, East Hartford, Conn.
    Postcard
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pratt and Whitney Aircraft
    Postcard
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Trailerhomes, Inc.
    David L. Moore, President
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  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Genton Clothes
    Main at Pitkin St.
    East Hartford, Conn.

    Riverdale Road
    West Springfield, Mass.
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  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    East Hartford Trust Co., 1951
    Postcard
  • 2006 - East Hartford
    "East Hartford was settled in 1639 when Podunk Indians went to Massachusetts to solicit settlers to come to the Connecticut River Valley.
    For more th...Read MORE...




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Comstock Hall

"Located at 1175 (1171-1177) Main Street in East Hartford is Comstock Hall, built in 1899 to house a theater (later converted to a roller-skating rink and then demolished) and offices. The classically proportioned building was... Read MORE...

Postcard

East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Center School
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Hartford Ave., 1912
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Wells Hall, 1918
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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High School
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Masonic Temple
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Greetings from East Hartford, Conn.
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Old Town Hall Inn and Diner, East Hartford, Conn.
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Main St.
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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The Marco Polo, 1550 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, Conn., Route 44

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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Pratt and Whitney Aircraft
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Trailerhomes, Inc.
David L. Moore, President
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East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Genton Clothes
Main at Pitkin St.
East Hartford, Conn.

Riverdale Road
West Springfield, Mass.
Advertisement

East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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East Hartford Trust Co., 1951
Postcard
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  • 1775 - Gun Powder Mill
    First gun powder mill in Connecticut started in East Hartford.
    Timeline of Connecticut History
  • 1819 - East Hartford
    East-Hartford, a post town of Hartford county, is pleasantly situated on the east side of Connecticut river, bounded north on East-Windsor, east on... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - East Hartford
    East Hartford, a post-township of Hart ford county, Connecticut, on the E. side of Connecticut river, opposite Hartford. The village is pleasantly... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    HARTFORD (East), a township of Hartford co., in the state of Connecticut, U.S., on the E side of the Connecticut river, opposite Hartford, with which ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - East Hartford / Burnside
    East Hart/ ford, a post-village of East Hartford township, Hartford co., Conn., is on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, opposite Hartford, and on... Read MORE...

  • 1907 - Boy Scout Troop
    The first Boy Scout Troop in Connecticut (Troop 1) was established in East Hartford.
    Timeline of Connecticut History
  • 1916
    East Hartford, a post-village of East Hartford town ship (town), Hartford co., Conn., is on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, opposite Hartford,... Read MORE...

  • News  1922 - East Hartford Has $50,000 Fire.
    EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 28. - Fire early today badly damaged the Garvan block here, with a loss estimated at $50,000. The building is owned by... Read MORE...

  • 2006 - East Hartford
    "East Hartford was settled in 1639 when Podunk Indians went to Massachusetts to solicit settlers to come to the Connecticut River Valley.
    For more... Read MORE...

East Hartford, Connecticut, USA Genealogy

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