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Rocky Hill, a post-township in Hartford co., Connecticut, on the W. side of the Connecticut river, 7 miles S. from Hartford. Population, 1042.

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- The Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry, started in 1655, is one of the country’s oldest continuously operating ferries.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill

  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA
    Congregational Church, Founded 1727, Built 1808
  • 1843 - (Rocky Hill) Formerly Stepney Parish, the town was incorporated from Wethersfield in May of 1843 and named for the trap rock ridge that rises in the northeast.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill

  • 1854 - Rocky Hill
    Rocky Hill, a post-township in Hartford co., Connecticut, on the W. side of the Connecticut river, 7 miles S. from Hartford. Population, 1042.
    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.

  • 1861 - By the time of the Civil War, only 13 “Negroes” lived in Rocky Hill, none of whom were slaves now that slavery had been abolished in Connecticut.

    wethersfieldhistory.org

  • 1886 - Rocky Hill
    BY SHERMAN W. ADAMS.

    This township was incorporated in May, 1843, at which time its boundary-lines were defined substantially as follows: Begining ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Rocky Hill
    Rocky Hill, a post-village and township of Hartford co., Conn., on the W. bank of the Connecticut River, and on the Connecticut Valley Railroad, 74...Read MORE...


  • 1896 - Rocky Hill - The Champion Company made school desks with cast iron frames beginning in 1896.

    http://wethersfieldhistory.org/

  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA
    Elm Street
  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA
    Ferry St.
  • 1906
    Rockyhill, a post-village and township (town) of Hartford co., Conn., on the W. bank of the Connecticut River and on the New York, New Haven and...Read MORE...


  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA
    Veteran's Home
  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA
    "Ferry" Rocky Hill, Conn.
  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA
    Foundry of Foster Merriam & Co. Destroyed by fire at Rocky Hill, Ct.
    Midnight, Dec 24, 1918
  • 1921 - Rocky Hill Fire
    In 1921, a worker at Belden’s Store set off a blaze when he accidentally filled a kerosene tank with gasoline. The fire destroyed the store, the...Read MORE...


  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA
    Wagon wheel Restaurant


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Congregational Church, Founded 1727, Built 1808


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Elm Street

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Ferry St.

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Veteran's Home

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"Ferry" Rocky Hill, Conn.

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Foundry of Foster Merriam & Co. Destroyed by fire at Rocky Hill, Ct.
Midnight, Dec 24, 1918

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Wagon wheel Restaurant
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  • 1655- The Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry, started in 1655, is one of the country’s oldest continuously operating ferries.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill
  • 1843 - (Rocky Hill) Formerly Stepney Parish, the town was incorporated from Wethersfield in May of 1843 and named for the trap rock ridge that rises in the northeast.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill
  • 1854 - Rocky Hill
    Rocky Hill, a post-township in Hartford co., Connecticut, on the W. side of the Connecticut river, 7 miles S. from Hartford. Population, 1042.
    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.
  • 1861 - By the time of the Civil War, only 13 “Negroes” lived in Rocky Hill, none of whom were slaves now that slavery had been abolished in Connecticut.

    wethersfieldhistory.org
  • 1886 - Rocky Hill
    BY SHERMAN W. ADAMS.

    This township was incorporated in May, 1843, at which time its boundary-lines were defined substantially as follows: Begining ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Rocky Hill
    Rocky Hill, a post-village and township of Hartford co., Conn., on the W. bank of the Connecticut River, and on the Connecticut Valley Railroad, 74... Read MORE...

  • 1896 - Rocky Hill - The Champion Company made school desks with cast iron frames beginning in 1896.

    http://wethersfieldhistory.org/
  • 1906
    Rockyhill, a post-village and township (town) of Hartford co., Conn., on the W. bank of the Connecticut River and on the New York, New Haven and... Read MORE...

  • 1921 - Rocky Hill Fire
    In 1921, a worker at Belden’s Store set off a blaze when he accidentally filled a kerosene tank with gasoline. The fire destroyed the store, the... Read MORE...

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