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History of Hamden, Connecticut, USA

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Hamden, Connecticut, USA

Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Hamden is a lovely community of neighborhoods, a New England town, which perfectly blends urban and suburban living. With affordable homes, highly respected schools including a state-of-the-art high school, with a landscape rich in hills and walking trails and an abundance of shops and restaurants, Hamden is a wonderful place to live and an alluring place to visit.
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Hamden was once home to cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney, who established an armory in the town.
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  • 1819 - Hamden
    Hamden is a small township centrally situated in the county, five and a half miles from New-Haven, and 32 from Hartford; bounded north by Cheshire and...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Hamden
    Hamden, a post-township in New Haven co., Connecticut, 6 miles N. from New Haven, intersected by the New Haven and Northampton Canal railroad. Populat...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    HAMDEN, a township of Newhaven co., in Connecticut, U.S., 33 m. SSW of Hartford. Pop. 1,797.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • News 1873 - SIXTEEN PERSONS INJURED IN CONNECTICUT.
    New Haven, Conn., Jan. 30. - The 5 3/ 4 P.M. passenger train from this city, for Northampton, on the New Haven and Northampton Railroad, was thrown fro...Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - Unusual Suit
    A New Haven, Ct., justice has just had an unusual suit brought before him. Miles Whitcomb, of Hamden, sues his uncle, Herman Skiff, to recover $400 fo...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Hamden
    Ham'den, a post-township of New Haven co., Conn., on the New Haven & Northampton Railroad, 7 miles N. of New Haven, contains villages named Centrevill...Read MORE...


  • Hamden, Connecticut, USA
    Sleeping Giant State Park

    "Two miles of mountaintop resembling a sleeping giant give this park its name, and make it a distinguishing feature on Connecticut's skyline with a designated Trout Park, lookout tower, hiking and nature trails,... Read MORE...

  • Hamden, Connecticut, USA
    Town Hall
  • Hamden, Connecticut, USA
    Around 1910
  • 1916
    Hamden, a post-township (town) of New Haven co.. Conn., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R.. 6 miles N. of New Haven, its banking point. It has...Read MORE...


  • News 1922 - Acid Test
    Hamden, Conn. - Literal application of the 'acid test' was made by burglars who ransacked the house of J. A. Gilles while the family was absent. The b...Read MORE...


  • Hamden, Connecticut, USA
    Johnson's Bowling Academy
  • Hamden, Connecticut, USA
    Carriage Drive Restaurant
  • Hamden, Connecticut, USA
    Hamden High School


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Sleeping Giant State Park

"Two miles of mountaintop resembling a sleeping giant give this park its name, and make it a distinguishing feature on Connecticut's skyline with a designated Trout Park, lookout tower, hiking and nature trails,... Read MORE...

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  • 1819 - Hamden
    Hamden is a small township centrally situated in the county, five and a half miles from New-Haven, and 32 from Hartford; bounded north by Cheshire... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Hamden
    Hamden, a post-township in New Haven co., Connecticut, 6 miles N. from New Haven, intersected by the New Haven and Northampton Canal railroad.... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    HAMDEN, a township of Newhaven co., in Connecticut, U.S., 33 m. SSW of Hartford. Pop. 1,797.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • News  1873 - SIXTEEN PERSONS INJURED IN CONNECTICUT.
    New Haven, Conn., Jan. 30. - The 5 3/ 4 P.M. passenger train from this city, for Northampton, on the New Haven and Northampton Railroad, was thrown... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - Unusual Suit
    A New Haven, Ct., justice has just had an unusual suit brought before him. Miles Whitcomb, of Hamden, sues his uncle, Herman Skiff, to recover $400... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Hamden
    Ham'den, a post-township of New Haven co., Conn., on the New Haven & Northampton Railroad, 7 miles N. of New Haven, contains villages named... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Hamden, a post-township (town) of New Haven co.. Conn., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R.. 6 miles N. of New Haven, its banking point. It... Read MORE...

  • News  1922 - Acid Test
    Hamden, Conn. - Literal application of the 'acid test' was made by burglars who ransacked the house of J. A. Gilles while the family was absent. The... Read MORE...

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