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Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, USA
Settled in the early years of the 18th century as Windham Village, the first settlers were primarily farmers, whose immediate work was to clear and plow the land, plant crops, dig root cellars, and build houses, barns, and sheds. They also harnessed water power to run the grist and saw mills...

In 1786, when the Town of Hampton was incorporated; its citizens were farmers, tradesmen, merchants, teachers, lawyers, pastors, and doctors. There were mills along the Little River as early as 1718, making cider, shingles, and cotton. There was a tannery and factories that made pins, buttons, rakes, spectacles, hats, and silver spoons. There were one-room schools for the children and inns for travelers. And in the Winter, local ponds were used to supply ice to everyone who owned an ice house... AboutHampton.htm

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The Chelsea Inn, Built 1798

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Summer home of Dr. E. S. Cogswell, Hampton, Ct., Built 1798

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Main Street - Looking North, Hampton, Conn.

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Lake - Overlooking Hampton, Conn., 1907

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