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Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA

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Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
The town of Rocky Hill is named after the ridge along the Connecticut River in the northeast section that is now Rocky Hill River Park. wikipedia

Rocky Hill’s location on the Connecticut River made it a natural port for Wethersfield and an early center for shipbuilding, agricultural, and trade.connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill



Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA

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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

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

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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.

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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.

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1886 - Rocky Hill
BY SHERMAN W. ADAMS.

This township was incorporated in May, 1843, at which time its...Read MORE...

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

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1906
Rockyhill, a post-village and township (town) of Hartford co., Conn., on the W. bank of the...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...Read MORE...


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