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East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

"East Hartford, a post-township of Hart ford county, Connecticut, on the E. side of Connecticut river, opposite Hartford. The village is pleasantly situated on a plain, and contains one broad handsome street, finely shaded with elms and other trees. Manufacturing is carried on to a considerable extent. Population, 2497."

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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  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...

  • 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
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Hartford Ave., 1912
  • 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
  • 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
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Masonic Temple
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Main St.
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    The Marco Polo, 1550 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, Conn., Route 44

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

    Riverdale Road
    West Springfield, Mass.
  • East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    East Hartford Trust Co., 1951
  • 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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Ancestors buried in East Hartford - Cemeteries in East Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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