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Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

Greenwich's founding families purchased the land from Native Americans for 25 coats.


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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...


  • 1854 - Greenwich
    Greenwich, a post-township of Fairfield co., Connecticut, bordering on Long Island sound, and intersected by the New York and Hew Haven railroad, 31 m...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.
  • 1895 - Greenwich
    Greenwich, a post-village in Greenwich township, Fairfield co., Conn., is beautifully situated on Long Island Sound, 28 miles by rail N.E. of New York...Read MORE...


  • 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...


  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Town Hall, 1906
  • 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
    Putnam Avenue
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Residence E. C. Benedict, 1909
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Episcopal Church
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Pickwick Arms Hotel
    New England's most beautiful family and transient hotel. Twenty-eight miles from New York. Open all year. Under ownership-management.
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Public School
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    South Greenwich Avenue, 1914
  • 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
    Seabury House, Round Hill Road
  • 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
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Greenwich Hospital
  • Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Post Office and Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
  • 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

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    June 28, 1983



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Glimpses of Greenwich, Stamford, and Norwalk
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.


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The Maples

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Town Hall, 1906

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Putnam Avenue

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Residence E. C. Benedict, 1909

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Episcopal Church

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Pickwick Arms Hotel
New England's most beautiful family and transient hotel. Twenty-eight miles from New York. Open all year. Under ownership-management.

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Public School

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South Greenwich Avenue, 1914


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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...

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Y.W.C.A.

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Seabury House, Round Hill Road

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Christ Church

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Greenwich Hospital

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Post Office and Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
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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,... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Greenwich
    Greenwich, a post-township of Fairfield co., Connecticut, bordering on Long Island sound, and intersected by the New York and Hew Haven railroad, 31... 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
  • 1895 - Greenwich
    Greenwich, a post-village in Greenwich township, Fairfield co., Conn., is beautifully situated on Long Island Sound, 28 miles by rail N.E. of New... Read MORE...

  • 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.,... 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... Read MORE...

  • 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...

  • 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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