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History of Stamford, Connecticut, USA

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Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

In 1982, a Stamford native, Dr. Robert K, Jarvik, invented the world's first artificial heart.



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  • 1819 - Stamford
    Stamford, and extensive and populous maritime post township, is situated on Long Island sound, in the southwestern part of the county and State, 10 mi...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Stamford
    Stamford, a flourishing post-borough of Fairfield co., Connecticut, near 'the mouth of Mill river, and on the New York and New Haven railroad, 40 mile...Read MORE...


  • Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    Glimpses of Greenwich, Stamford, and Norwalk
    Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
    New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
  • News 1900 - LIGHTNING IN A MANSION Bolt Tears Two Great Holes In Roof of the Edifice
    WHILE INMATES SLEEP SOUNDLY
    Guests and Servants Unconscious of All Danger While the Electric Fluid
    Was Ripping Things Up--Damage Amounts to [inelig...Read MORE...


  • Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street
  • News 1904 - STAMFORD TOWN HALL BURNED
    Fire for a Time Threatened Business Section of the City.
    Special to The New York Times.

    STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4. - The Town Hall, one of the fines...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Stamford, a city in Stamford township (town), Fairfield co., Conn., on Long Island Sound and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 33 miles NE. ...Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - Saved From Fire
    Stamford, Conn., March 24. - Curly is only a "husky" and until recently he trod the frozen Northwwest helping drag pack sleds. He came to Col. John I....Read MORE...


  • Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    Harbor Scene looking South, Stamford, Conn.
  • News 1911 - KILLED BY ELECTRIC SWITCH.
    Engineer Tries to Divert Current and Falls from Cab.

    Special to The New York Times.

    STAMFORD, Conn., July 3. - James Coyle of 471 East 130th Str...Read MORE...


  • News 1913 - FIVE KILLED IN BOSTON EXPRESS REAR-END CRASH
    Score Injured as Second Section Smashes Into First at Stamford.
    AIR BRAKES DIDN'T WORK
    Victims in Chair Car Skylark Swept to Death or Injury Without...Read MORE...


  • 1920 - November 16 - 1st postage stamp meter is set in Stamford Conn

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  • Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    City Hall
  • Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    Massee School for Boys, Stamford, Conn.

    MASSEE COUNTRY SCHOOL
    For Boys - 6 to 19
    52 minutes from New York on Long Island Sound

    A beautiful campus of 16 acres on Shippan Point, Stamford Conn. Junior Department for boys under 14. Older boys... Read MORE...



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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.

Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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Main Street

Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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Harbor Scene looking South, Stamford, Conn.


Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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Massee School for Boys, Stamford, Conn.

MASSEE COUNTRY SCHOOL
For Boys - 6 to 19
52 minutes from New York on Long Island Sound

A beautiful campus of 16 acres on Shippan Point, Stamford Conn. Junior Department for boys under 14. Older boys... Read MORE...

Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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City Hall
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  • 1819 - Stamford
    Stamford, and extensive and populous maritime post township, is situated on Long Island sound, in the southwestern part of the county and State, 10... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Stamford
    Stamford, a flourishing post-borough of Fairfield co., Connecticut, near 'the mouth of Mill river, and on the New York and New Haven railroad, 40... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - LIGHTNING IN A MANSION Bolt Tears Two Great Holes In Roof of the Edifice
    WHILE INMATES SLEEP SOUNDLY
    Guests and Servants Unconscious of All Danger While the Electric Fluid
    Was Ripping Things Up--Damage Amounts to... Read MORE...

  • News  1904 - STAMFORD TOWN HALL BURNED
    Fire for a Time Threatened Business Section of the City.
    Special to The New York Times.

    STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4. - The Town Hall, one of the... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Stamford, a city in Stamford township (town), Fairfield co., Conn., on Long Island Sound and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 33 miles NE. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1908 - Saved From Fire
    Stamford, Conn., March 24. - Curly is only a "husky" and until recently he trod the frozen Northwwest helping drag pack sleds. He came to Col. John... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - KILLED BY ELECTRIC SWITCH.
    Engineer Tries to Divert Current and Falls from Cab.

    Special to The New York Times.

    STAMFORD, Conn., July 3. - James Coyle of 471 East 130th... Read MORE...

  • News  1913 - FIVE KILLED IN BOSTON EXPRESS REAR-END CRASH
    Score Injured as Second Section Smashes Into First at Stamford.
    AIR BRAKES DIDN'T WORK
    Victims in Chair Car Skylark Swept to Death or Injury... Read MORE...

  • 1920 - November 16 - 1st postage stamp meter is set in Stamford Conn

    historyorb.com

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