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History of Seymour, Connecticut, USA

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Seymour, Connecticut, USA

1806 - Seymour was the first town in America, planned and established as a factory town.

Connecticut's Flood of 1955 destroyed much of Seymour, wiping away bridges, buildings and trees. courant.com



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  • 1806 - First factory town in America, planned and established in Seymour

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ connecticut.html

  • 1850 - First known as Chusetown, then Humphreysville, the town incorporated in 1850 and was renamed Seymour.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ seymour

  • 1854 - Seymour
    Seymour, a new township in New Haven co., Connecticut, on the Naugatuck river and railroad, about 10 miles N. W. from New Haven, contains 1 bank....Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - THE NAUGATUCK BLOCKED WRECK OF A NEW HAVEN FREIGHT.
    Eleven Loaded Cars Piled Up End Over End Near Seymour - As Imperfect Wheel Probably the Cause - No One Hurt - Some of the Train Hands Narrowly Escape ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Seymour
    Seymour, see'mer, a post-village in Seymour township, New Haven co., Conn., on Naugatuck River and the Naugatuck Railroad, 19 miles N.N.E. of...Read MORE...


  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Middle Falls
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Seymour, Conn. from Castle Rock, 1905
  • 1906
    Seymour, a post-village in Seymour township (town), New Haven co., Conn., on the Naugatuck River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 10...Read MORE...


  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street, 1906
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Brixey's Pond
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Home of Seymour Fire Dept., 1910
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    Kerit Cable Factory
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Main St., 1910
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Memorial Building and Congregational Church
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Plush Mill Dam
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    View of Rimmon Pond
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Albert Swan Memorial Hall
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Railroad Station
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    Covered Bridge
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    Seymour High School, 1942
  • Seymour, Connecticut, USA
    Town Hall and Seymour Fire Dept., Seymour, Conn., 1943
  • News 1955 - Hurricane Diane
    ...At Seymour, Conn., flood victims watched the angry Naugatuck River undermine a cemetery, upending tombstones and digging out concrete vaults and...Read MORE...




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Middle Falls

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Seymour, Conn. from Castle Rock, 1905

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Main Street, 1906

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View of Rimmon Pond

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Brixey's Pond

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Home of Seymour Fire Dept., 1910

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Kerit Cable Factory

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Main St., 1910


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Memorial Building and Congregational Church

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Plush Mill Dam

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Main Street

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Albert Swan Memorial Hall

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Railroad Station

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Covered Bridge

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Seymour High School, 1942

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Town Hall and Seymour Fire Dept., Seymour, Conn., 1943

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  • 1806 - First factory town in America, planned and established in Seymour

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ connecticut.html
  • 1850 - First known as Chusetown, then Humphreysville, the town incorporated in 1850 and was renamed Seymour.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ seymour
  • 1854 - Seymour
    Seymour, a new township in New Haven co., Connecticut, on the Naugatuck river and railroad, about 10 miles N. W. from New Haven, contains 1 bank.... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - THE NAUGATUCK BLOCKED WRECK OF A NEW HAVEN FREIGHT.
    Eleven Loaded Cars Piled Up End Over End Near Seymour - As Imperfect Wheel Probably the Cause - No One Hurt - Some of the Train Hands Narrowly Escape ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Seymour
    Seymour, see'mer, a post-village in Seymour township, New Haven co., Conn., on Naugatuck River and the Naugatuck Railroad, 19 miles N.N.E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Seymour, a post-village in Seymour township (town), New Haven co., Conn., on the Naugatuck River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 10... Read MORE...

  • News  1955 - Hurricane Diane
    ...At Seymour, Conn., flood victims watched the angry Naugatuck River undermine a cemetery, upending tombstones and digging out concrete vaults and... Read MORE...

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