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Killingly, Connecticut, USA

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Killingly is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. It consists of the borough of Danielson and the villages of Attawaugan, Ballouville, Dayville, East Killingly, Rogers, and South Killingly. wiki/ Killingly,_Connecticut

Killingly’s first known settler was Richard Evans, who came from Rehoboth, Massachusetts in 1693. In the early 1700s other settlers came, mostly from the Boston area. Killingly was incorporated in 1708. At that time its borders extended from Plainfield to Massachusetts and included what is now Thompson and much of Putnam. The town’s earliest establishments included taverns, blacksmith shops, grist and saw mills. By 1770, William Danielson, later a Colonel in the militia, had established an iron works on the Five Mile River in present-day Danielson. brian/ khs/ brfhst1.html

Killingly, Connecticut, USA

Wildwood Park, Killingly, Conn.

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Killingly, Connecticut, USA

Town Meeting, Killingly, Conn.

Killingly, Connecticut, USA

Mansion House, Wildwood Park

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1708 - (Killingly, CT) - Settled in 1700 and incorporated in 1708, the town began as several mill villages sited on its abundant waterways, including the Five-Mile and Quinebaug Rivers. towns-page/ killingly/
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News  1809 - On May 5, 1809, Mrs. Mary Kies of South Killingly was the first woman in the United States to receive a patent.
Her patent was for a new way to braid straw with silk and other threads in the making of women’s...Read MORE...

1819 - Killingly
Killingly, a flourishing agricultural and manufacturing post township, is situated in the eastern...Read MORE...

Killingly, a post-village of Windham co., Conn., in Killingly township (town), 28 miles N. by E. of ...Read MORE...

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