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History of Stratford, Connecticut, USA

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Stratford, Connecticut, USA

Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

Stratford's Boothe Memorial Park & Museum, built on the foundation of a 1663 house, is said to be the oldest homestead in America.


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  • 1639 - Stratford founded

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  • 1682 - June 20 - A major tornado ripped through southwestern Connecticut, passing through Stratford, Milford, and New Haven, and then into Long Island Sound.

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    June 20, 1682

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    Gen'l Joseph Walker House, built 1740
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    Congregational Church, Stratford, Conn.
    Erected 1784. Taken down 1859.
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  • 1819 - Stratford
    Stratford, a pleasant and flourishing post township, is situated on the west side of the Ousatonick river, about 3 miles from its mouth, and 13 from...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Stratford
    Stratford, a post-township of Fairfield co., Connecticut, at the mouth of Housntonic river, about 15 miles S. W. from New Haven. Population, 2040.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • News 1871 - Lucky Find
    The recent purchasers of an old mansion in Stratford, Conn., while engaged in tearing down the stone chimney, came across a large earthen pot of...Read MORE...


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    Scenes in Bridgeport, Stratford and Milford.
    Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
    New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
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  • News 1888 - Train Accident
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Jan. 18. - The Washington express, going east, at 2 o'clock this morning, met with an accident while passing through West...Read MORE...


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    Stratford Library, Stratford, Conn.
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    Blacksmith, 1905
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  • 1906
    Stratford, a post-village in Stratford township (town), Fairfield co., Conn., on the W. bank of the Housatonic River, about 2 miles from its mouth,...Read MORE...


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    Housatonic Ave., 1907
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Main St, 1907
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Home in Stratford, Conn., 1909
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Stratford Point Light House, 1910
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Methodist Episcopal Church, Stratford, Conn.
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Center Beach, Short Beach, Conn.
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Main Street, 1920s
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Elm Street
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    Main Street, Stratford, Conn.
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    Weatogue Country Club
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    Far Mill Falls
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    High School
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  • Stratford, Connecticut, USA
    Main St, 1950s
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  • 1955 - Theater opened
    Shakespeare Memorial Theater opened at Stratford.
    Timeline of Connecticut History

  • News 1956 - Driver Injured In 4-Car Crash
    Milford Man Seems Unhurt, Later Hospitalized in ‘Critical’ Condition
    A Milford man who walked away from a four-car crash in Stratford yesterday...Read MORE...




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Gen'l Joseph Walker House, built 1740
Postcard

Stratford, Connecticut, USA
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Congregational Church, Stratford, Conn.
Erected 1784. Taken down 1859.
Postcard

Stratford, Connecticut, USA
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Scenes in Bridgeport, Stratford and Milford.
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Artwork

Stratford, Connecticut, USA
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Stratford Library, Stratford, Conn.
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Stratford, Connecticut, USA
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Blacksmith, 1905
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Housatonic Ave., 1907
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Main St, 1907
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Home in Stratford, Conn., 1909
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Methodist Episcopal Church, Stratford, Conn.
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Stratford, Connecticut, USA
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Stratford Point Light House, 1910
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Stratford, Connecticut, USA
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Center Beach, Short Beach, Conn.
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Main Street, 1920s
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Elm Street
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Main Street, Stratford, Conn.
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Weatogue Country Club
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Far Mill Falls
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High School
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Main St, 1950s
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