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"West Hartford, a post-village in Hartford co., Connecticut, 5 miles W. from Hartford."

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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  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Birthplace of Noah Webster
  • 1854 - (West Hartford, CT) A former parish of Hartford, area delegates petitioned the General Assembly to form their own town in 1854.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ west-hartford/

  • 1859
    HARTFORD (West), a flourishing village of Hartford township, in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 4 m. W of Hartford.

    A Gazetteer of the World: Or,...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - Not one death occurred last year among the ninety families of West Hartford, Conn.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 6, 1869

  • 1886 - West Hartford
    The locality now known as the town of West Hartford was two hundred years ago an undivided tract of land in the West Division of Hartford. It was...Read MORE...


  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Noah Webster Statue, West Hartford, Conn.
  • 1906
    West Hartford, a post-village in West Hartford township (town), Hartford co., Conn., 4 miles W. of Hartford. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3186.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Center School
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Congregational Church
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Town Hall and Noah Webster Memorial Library
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    High School, 1913
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    The Center
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    The West Hartford Trust Co.
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Congregational Church
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Wm. H. Hall High School
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Railroad Station
  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    James Talcott Junior High School (Elmwood)
  • 1932 - St. Joseph College founded in West Hartford.

    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Sedgewick School


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