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Dairy farming was a large industry in Watertown for many years, with over 30 farms in operating in the early 1900s.

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  • 1780 - (Watertown, CT) - In 1738 the First Ecclesiastical Society of Westbury formed, and in 1780 the town separated from Waterbury and incorporated as Watertown.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ watertown/

  • 1819 - Watertown
    Watertown is a post township, situated in the southeastern section of the county, 26 miles from New-Haven, and 30 from Hartford; bounded on the north ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Watertown
    Watertown, a post-township in Litchfield county, Connecticut, on the W. side of Naugatuck river and railroad, 30 miles W. S. W. from Hartford. The man...Read MORE...


  • News 1856 - A Fowl Story
    The New York Clipper contains an account, from a correspondent in Watertown, Conn., of a fight between a hawk and a hen. - The hawk seized one of the ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Watertown
    Watertown, wä'ter-töwn, a post-village and summer resort in Watertown township, Litchfield co., Conn., 6 miles N.W. of Waterbury, with which it is con...Read MORE...


  • Watertown, Connecticut, USA
    THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.

    "...Gen. Meritt Heminway (1800-1886) started his "M. Heminway and Sons Silk Co." in Watertown in 1846. The company was the first to produce thread on spools which then made sewing machines... Read MORE...

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  • Watertown, Connecticut, USA
    Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.
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  • 1906
    Watertown, a post-village and summer-resort in Watertown township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., 6 miles NW. of Waterbury, on the New York, New Haven ...Read MORE...


  • Watertown, Connecticut, USA
    Oakville Co.'s Office and Factory, Oakville, Conn.
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  • Watertown, Connecticut, USA
    A. N. Woolson Novelty Factory, Watertown, Conn.
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  • Watertown, Connecticut, USA
    The Library
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THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.

"...Gen. Meritt Heminway (1800-1886) started his "M. Heminway and Sons Silk Co." in Watertown in 1846. The company was the first to produce thread on spools which then made sewing machines... Read MORE...

Watertown, Connecticut, USA

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Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.

Watertown, Connecticut, USA

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Oakville Co.'s Office and Factory, Oakville, Conn.
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Watertown, Connecticut, USA

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The Library

Watertown, Connecticut, USA

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A. N. Woolson Novelty Factory, Watertown, Conn.
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History, News and Stories of Watertown, Connecticut, USA

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  • 1780 - (Watertown, CT) - In 1738 the First Ecclesiastical Society of Westbury formed, and in 1780 the town separated from Waterbury and incorporated as Watertown.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ watertown/
  • 1819 - Watertown
    Watertown is a post township, situated in the southeastern section of the county, 26 miles from New-Haven, and 30 from Hartford; bounded on the north ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Watertown
    Watertown, a post-township in Litchfield county, Connecticut, on the W. side of Naugatuck river and railroad, 30 miles W. S. W. from Hartford. The... Read MORE...

  • News  1856 - A Fowl Story
    The New York Clipper contains an account, from a correspondent in Watertown, Conn., of a fight between a hawk and a hen. - The hawk seized one of the ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Watertown
    Watertown, wä'ter-töwn, a post-village and summer resort in Watertown township, Litchfield co., Conn., 6 miles N.W. of Waterbury, with which it is... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Watertown, a post-village and summer-resort in Watertown township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., 6 miles NW. of Waterbury, on the New York, New Haven ... Read MORE...

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