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(East Windsor Hill)

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South Windsor, Connecticut, USA - Union District School

South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

East Windsor Hill is a historic district located in the northwestern corner of the town of South Windsor, Connecticut.

Steamboat inventor John Fitch was a South Windsor resident.

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Union District School
South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Union District School
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Baptist Church
South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Baptist Church
Bissell's Ferry - Connecting Windsor with East Windsor Hill, Conn.
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South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Bissell's Ferry - Connecting Windsor with East Windsor Hill, Conn.
Established previous to 1648, and still in operation.
Scantic Bridge, East Windsor Hill, Conn., 1906
South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Scantic Bridge, East Windsor Hill, Conn., 1906
Grist and Saw Mill, South Windsor, Conn.
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South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Grist and Saw Mill, South Windsor, Conn.
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Congregational Church and Wolcott Chapel
South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Congregational Church and Wolcott Chapel
The Tea Tray
East Windsor Hill, Conn.
South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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East Windsor Hill, Conn.
Post Office, East Windsor Hill, Conn.
South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Post Office, East Windsor Hill, Conn.
Schaub's Restaurant
Route 5, East Windsor Hill, Conn.
South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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Schaub's Restaurant
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South Windsor, CT was incorporated in 1845

1871 - Tried to Poison Her Sister
Mrs. Stiles, of Windsor, Conn., is under arrest fro sending poisoned confectionery to her sister, Mrs. E. R. Pitkin, of South Windsor, a few weeks ago. Investigation is said to prove that she was instigated by jealousy of Mrs. Pitkin, who captured Mr. Pitkin thirty years ago when she wanted him herself, and that she has nursed her wrath ever since.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
March 11, 1871
1906
South Windsor, a post-village in South Windsor township (town), Hartford co., Conn on the Connecticut River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 5 miles above Hartford. It has tobacco interests. Pop. of the town in 1900, 2014; of the village, about 525.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in South Windsor:
South Windsor Farmers Market: Start your exploration of South Windsor by visiting the local farmers market. It's a fantastic place to find fresh produce, artisanal products, and unique handmade crafts. The market typically operates from spring through early fall and is a great way to support local businesses.

Nevers Park: Nevers Park is a popular recreational spot in South Windsor. It features walking trails, sports fields, a playground, and a splash pad for kids. It's a wonderful place for a family outing or a leisurely walk in nature.

Nomads Adventure Quest: If you're looking for some indoor fun, head over to Nomads Adventure Quest. This entertainment center offers a range of activities, including laser tag, arcade games, mini-golf, and even a climbing wall. It's perfect for a day of excitement with friends or family.

Butterfly Garden at Wood Memorial Library: Visit the Butterfly Garden at the Wood Memorial Library and Museum for a serene and educational experience. It's a... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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male ancestorSamuel ROCKWELL (19 October 1667, Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock) - 13 May 1725, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill))
male ancestorJoseph ROCKWELL (22 May 1670, Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock) - 26 June 1733, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill))
male ancestorJohn ROCKWELL (31 March 1673, Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock) - 6 August 1746, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill))
male ancestorJohn GRANT (1697, - 16 January 1776, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill))
male ancestorJohn ORSBAND (1709, - 5 March 1780, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill))
male ancestorWilliam WOLCOTT (16 February 1753, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill) - 22 September 1825, Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock))
female ancestorRuth LOOMIS (1786, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill) - 21 March 1851, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA (Aldenville) (Chicopee Falls))
male ancestorJohn Newberry KING (24 March 1822, East Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Broad Brook) (Warehouse Point) (Melrose) (Scantic) (Windsorville) - 16 July 1895, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill))
female ancestorJulia Ann KEENEY (28 March 1826, Coventry, Connecticut, USA - 31 October 1901, South Windsor, Connecticut, USA (East Windsor Hill))

Ancestors Who Were Married in South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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male ancestorJohn Newberry KING (24 March 1822 - 16 July 1895) and female ancestorJulia Ann KEENEY (28 March 1826 - 31 October 1901) married 25 December 1848
male ancestorIssac White KING (10 December 1849 - 29 August 1908) and female ancestorEmily Lovisa DOTON (11 November 1852 - 6 September 1876) married 7 September 1875
male ancestorIssac White KING (10 December 1849 - 29 August 1908) and female ancestorIda Linora ABBEY (29 December 1863 - 9 February 1923) married 28 December 1880

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