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Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

"Sherman, a post-township in Fairfield co., Connecticut, 50 miles S. W. from Hartford. Population, 984."

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.

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  • Sherman, Connecticut, USA
    The Farmhouse Built 1723
    Timber Trails, Sherman, Conn.
  • 1802 - (Sherman, CT) - Incorporated in 1802, the town took its name from founding father Roger Sherman.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ sherman/

  • 1819 - Sherman
    Sherman is a township, situated in the northwest corner of the county, 60 miles from Hartford; bounded on the north by Kent, in Litchfield county, on ...Read MORE...


  • News 1862 - Avoiding the Civil War Draft
    A man named Hoag, belonging to Sherman, Conn., purposely cut his hand with a scythe, to avoid being drafted. The wound bled profusely, and he shortly ...Read MORE...


  • News 1871 - Runs in the family
    Royal Briggs, who committed suicide at Sherman, Conn., the other day, was the last of six brothers who have made way with themselves.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 18, 1871

  • Sherman, Connecticut, USA
    Lake Candlewood from Allen's Camp, Sherman, Conn.
  • 1906
    Sherman, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Sherman township (town), about 13 miles N. of Danbury. Pop. of the town in 1900, 658.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Sherman, Connecticut, USA
    The Beach On Valley Lake
    Timber Trails, Sherman, Conn.


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