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Farmington, Connecticut, USA

Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

The Tunxis Native American tribe originated in Farmington.

In the 1800s, Farmington was known as "Grand Central Station" on the Underground Railroad in the state because of the town’s efforts to help slaves escape.


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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Fredric Andruss Place, 1670

    Compliments of F.P. Swanston's Ice Cream Parlor
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  • 1819 - Farmington
    Farmington, a wealthy post town, is situated 10 miles west from Hartford. It is bounded east by Hartford and Berlin, north by Simsbury, west by Bristo...Read MORE...


  • 1828 - Farmington Canal opened from New Haven to Farmington

    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • 1854 - Farmington
    Farmington. a post-township of Hartford co., Connecticut, 10 miles W. by S. from Hart ford, on the New Haven and Northampton rail road. Round Hill, in...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    FARMINGTON, a township of Hartford co., in the state of Connecticut, 9 miles SW of Hartford, situated on the Farmington canal, which extends from New ...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - Nellie Grant, the President's daughter, is attending school at Farmington, Conn.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 25, 1870

  • 1876 - March 1 - Guernsey Cattle Club forms (Farmington Conn)

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  • 1895 - Farmington / Unionville
    Farmington, a beautiful post-village of Hartford co., Conn., on the Farmington River, and in a township of the same name, 9 or 10 miles W.S.W. of Hart...Read MORE...


  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Miss Porter's School, looking West, Farmington, Conn.

    "Miss Porter's School (also known as Porter's, Farmington, or MPS) is a private college preparatory school for girls located in Farmington, Connecticut. It is a selective school that excels in ... Read MORE...

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  • News 1905 - March 2 - STATION AGENT KILLS BURGLAR
    Gang Had Attacked Him in His Office at Unionville, Conn.

    Unionville, Conn., March 2 - A. A. Burnham, station agent of the New York, New Haven & Har...Read MORE...


  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    The Old Mill, 1910
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Unionville, Conn. American Writing Paper Co.
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Back St. Factories, Unionville, Conn.
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Case Manufacturing Company and Farmington River, Unionville, Conn.
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Elm Tree Inn, 1915
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Post Office
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street
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  • 1916
    Farmington, a banking post-village of Hartford co., Conn., on the Farmington River, in a township (town) of the same name, 9 miles WSW. of Hartford, a...Read MORE...


  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    High School
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Public Library
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Congregation Church and Memorial Building
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    The Swimming Pool at the Lodge, 1927
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  • Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    The Woodshed
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Fredric Andruss Place, 1670

Compliments of F.P. Swanston's Ice Cream Parlor

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Miss Porter's School, looking West, Farmington, Conn.

"Miss Porter's School (also known as Porter's, Farmington, or MPS) is a private college preparatory school for girls located in Farmington, Connecticut. It is a selective school that excels in ... Read MORE...

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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The Old Mill, 1910

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Unionville, Conn. American Writing Paper Co.
museumofcthistory.org

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Back St. Factories, Unionville, Conn.
museumofcthistory.org

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Case Manufacturing Company and Farmington River, Unionville, Conn.
museumofcthistory.org

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Main Street

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Elm Tree Inn, 1915

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Post Office

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Congregation Church and Memorial Building

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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High School

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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Public Library

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

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The Swimming Pool at the Lodge, 1927

Farmington, Connecticut, USA

Postcard
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The Woodshed

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  • 1819 - Farmington
    Farmington, a wealthy post town, is situated 10 miles west from Hartford. It is bounded east by Hartford and Berlin, north by Simsbury, west by... Read MORE...

  • 1828 - Farmington Canal opened from New Haven to Farmington

    Timeline of Connecticut History
  • 1854 - Farmington
    Farmington. a post-township of Hartford co., Connecticut, 10 miles W. by S. from Hart ford, on the New Haven and Northampton rail road. Round Hill,... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    FARMINGTON, a township of Hartford co., in the state of Connecticut, 9 miles SW of Hartford, situated on the Farmington canal, which extends from New ... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - Nellie Grant, the President's daughter, is attending school at Farmington, Conn.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 25, 1870
  • 1876 - March 1 - Guernsey Cattle Club forms (Farmington Conn)

    historyorb.com
  • 1895 - Farmington / Unionville
    Farmington, a beautiful post-village of Hartford co., Conn., on the Farmington River, and in a township of the same name, 9 or 10 miles W.S.W. of... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - March 2 - STATION AGENT KILLS BURGLAR
    Gang Had Attacked Him in His Office at Unionville, Conn.

    Unionville, Conn., March 2 - A. A. Burnham, station agent of the New York, New Haven &... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Farmington, a banking post-village of Hartford co., Conn., on the Farmington River, in a township (town) of the same name, 9 miles WSW. of Hartford,... Read MORE...

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