GreenerPasture.com

Sign In


Add YOUR Family To This Page

What is the history of New Milford, Connecticut, USA?

People, Pictures, Old Postcards and Stories From the Past

Explore New Milford, Connecticut, USA. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures and genealogy.
New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

"New Mil'ford, a handsome post-village in New Milford township, Litchfield co, Conn., on the Housatonic River, near the mouth of the Aspetuck, and on the Housatonic Railroad, 14 miles N. of Danbury, and 35 miles N. by W. of Bridgeport. It has 4 or 5 churches, a high school, a national bank, l other bank, a newspaper office, 5 tobacco warehouses or factories, and manufactures of buttons, hats, boots, and paper, Pop. of the township in 1890, 3917."

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

Not the place you are looking for? Try again!
Search for your ancestors by place

Search for Your Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:
  • 1819 - New Milford
    New-Milford is a large and flourishing post town, in the southwestern extremity of the county, 48 miles southwest from Hartford; bounded on the north ...Read MORE...


  • News 1860 - FIRE IN NEW-MILFORD, CONN.
    Danbury, Conn., Saturday, Nov. 3. There was a large fire in New-Milford last night. It is reported that ten buildings were destroyed, including the...Read MORE...


  • News 1893 - Fire
    NEW-MILFORD, Conn., Oct. 30. - A large barn in Washington, owned by William Wadsworth of New York, was burned last night, with a ton of tobacco,...Read MORE...


  • New Milford, Connecticut, USA
    Village Green and Main St., New Milford, Conn.
  • New Milford, Connecticut, USA
    Cove, New Milford, Conn.
  • News 1902 - FIRE AT INGLESIDE SCHOOL.
    NEW MILFORD, Conn., Dec. 21. - Fire to-day in Ingleside School, a large and fashionable seminary for girls, conducted by Mrs. William D. Black,...Read MORE...


  • News 1902 - FIRE AT NEW MILFORD, CT.
    Fire of an unknown origin, which started about 7 o'clock last night, completely destroyed the main building of the Bridgeport wood finishing...Read MORE...


  • News 1902 - WRECK AT NEW MILFORD.
    Train Breaks and Causes Rear End Collision - One Man Killed.

    NEW MILFORD, Conn., March 20. - The midnight freight from New Haven to Pittsfield,...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    New Milford, a banking post-village in New Milford township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., on the Housatonic River, near the mouth of the Aspetuck...Read MORE...


  • News 1911 - TORNADO HITS CONNECTICUT.
    Uproots Trees, Wrecks Houses, and Destroys Crops Near New Milford.

    NEW MILFORD, Conn., Aug. 28. - A tornado swept through a section three miles...Read MORE...


  • New Milford, Connecticut, USA
    Bungalow, New Milford, Conn.
  • 1949 - March 2 - 1st automatic street light (New Milford, Ct)

    historyorb.com



New Milford, Connecticut, USA Genealogy

Ancestors Who Were Born in New Milford, Connecticut, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were born in New Milford.

View Them Now (sorted by last name)

View Them Now (sorted by year of birth)


Ancestors Who Died in New Milford, Connecticut, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who died in New Milford.

View Them Now (sorted by last name)

View Them Now (sorted by year of death)


Ancestors Who Were Married in New Milford, Connecticut, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were married in New Milford.

View Them Now


Updated: 5/11/2019 10:29:25 AM

Are you from New Milford? Do you have ancestors from there? Tell us YOUR story!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from New Milford, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.