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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.

"Hamden, a post-township in New Haven co., Connecticut, 6 miles N. from New Haven, intersected by the New Haven and Northampton Canal railroad. Population, 2164."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

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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...

Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Town Hall

Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Around 1910

Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Johnson's Bowling Academy

Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Carriage Drive Restaurant

Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Hamden High School
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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...

  • 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
    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...

  • 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...

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