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Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

"New’ington, or Newington Centre, a post-village in Newington township, Hartford co., Conn., 6 miles S. by W. of Hartford. The township contains 2 churches, a paper-mill, and 2 large brick-yards, also another village, named Newington Junction.

Newington Junction, a post-village in Newington township, Hartford co., Conn., on the Hartford, Providence & Fishkill and New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroads, 5 miles S.W. of Hartford."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • In 1798, the Hartford and New Haven Turnpike was built through what later became Newington and it immediately attracted a number of new businesses.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ newington/

  • 1871 - (Newington, CT) - A part of Wethersfield until 1871, early names for Newington included West Farms and Pipestave Swamp.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ newington/

  • Newington, Connecticut, USA
    St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Newington, Conn.
  • Newington, Connecticut, USA
    The Cricket... U.S. Hwy. 5... Newington, Conn.

    The Cricket Food and Fine Liquors Located on U.S. Hwy. 5 - 10 miles south of Charter Oak Bridge, Hartford. Across from Conn. Light and Power Building.
  • 1906
    Newington, a post-village in Newington township (town), Hartford co., Conn., 6 miles S. by W. of Hartford, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. ...Read MORE...


  • Newington, Connecticut, USA
    Veterans' Administration Facility, erected A.D. 1930. Newington, Conn.


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