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Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

"Greenwich, a post-township of Fairfield co., Connecticut, bordering on Long Island sound, and intersected by the New York and Hew Haven railroad, 31 miles N. E. from New York city. The principal village has a beautiful situation near the water. It has recently become a favorite place of residence to persons doing business in New York. Population of the township, 5036."

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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  • 1819 - Greenwich
    Greenwich, a maritime post township, is situated in the southwestern corner of the county and State, 48 miles west from New-Haven, 84 from Hartford, a...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    GREENWICH, a township and village in Fairfield co., Connecticut, U.S., 40 m. E of New York. The township is watered by the Byram river. Pop. 3,921.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Glimpses of Greenwich, Stamford, and Norwalk
    Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
    New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    The Maples
  • News 1902 - ACCIDENT AFTER THE CIRCUS. PRESIDENT TRUESDALE'S SON'S PONY THROWS A BOY, FATALLY INJURING HIM.
    Special to The New York Times.

    Greenwich, Conn., Sept. 13. - JIMMIE MEEHAN, aged fourteen, is dying at his home, next door to the Summer residence ...Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - GREENWICH FIRE LOSS MAY REACH $250,000 Business Section of Connecticut Summer Town Swept - Started from Children's Bonfire. SUMMER HOMES DAMAGED
    Telephone Girls Stuck to Their Posts and Sent Messages for Help While Phone Building Burned.
    Special to The New York Times.

    GREENWICH, Conn., July...Read MORE...


  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Edgewood Inn

    "...The Edgewood Inn, which a 1939 article described was "for many years one of the largest and most fashionable summer hotels in this section", opened its doors in June, 1902. It was located near the interesction of today's Edgewood ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Greenwich, a banking post-borough in Greenwioh township (town), Fairfield co., Conn., is beautifully situated on Long Island Sound, 28 miles NE. of Ne...Read MORE...


  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Y.W.C.A.
  • News 1922 - CASINO IN GREENWICH BURNS
    But Firemen Save the Edgewood Inn, Threatened by the Flames.
    Special to The New York Times.

    GREENWICH, Conn., March 18. - The large casino of the ...Read MORE...


  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Christ Church
  • News 1949 - ..Highway Safety Commission Lists 1948 Freak Accidents - It's a smart car that knows when to stop.
    A Brooklyn man driving in Greenwich in November stopped when he got a flat tire. When the car stopped, eight other drivers sought to swing around the ...Read MORE...


  • News 1983 - June 28 - Bridge section along I-95 in Greenwich, Ct collapsed kills 3

    historyorb.com
    June 28, 1983



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