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Pomfret, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Pomfret, Connecticut, USA? 

Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA

The town was incorporated in 1713 and named after Governor Saltonstall’s estate near Pontefract (meaning broken bridge) in Yorkshire, England. Pomfret is bordered on the north by Woodstock, on the east by Putnam and Killingly, on the west by Eastford, and on the south by Brooklyn and Hampton...

Pomfret includes several villages, neighborhoods, or sections:
Abington
Elliotts
Pomfret
Pomfret Center
Pomfret Landingwikipedia



Pomfret, Connecticut, USA - The Meadows
Pomfret, Connecticut, USA

The Meadows

"Thomas S. Harrison's, The Meadows, which stands near the Pomfret Stock-Farm, of which he is the owner, is a large and dignified old... Read MORE...
Pomfret, Connecticut, USA - Christ Episcopal Church, Pomfret, Conn.
Pomfret, Connecticut, USA

Christ Episcopal Church, Pomfret, Conn.
Pomfret, Connecticut, USA - Pomfret School, Pomfret, Conn.
Pomfret, Connecticut, USA

Pomfret School, Pomfret, Conn.

"Pomfret School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory boarding and day school in Pomfret,... Read MORE...

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1713 - (Pomfret, CT) - Purchased from area natives in 1686 and incorporated in 1713, Pomfret was named for Pontefract in Yorkshire, England.
Agriculture and various mills along the town’s plentiful waterways supported the settlers’ earliest ...Read MORE...

1819 - Pomfret
Pomfret, a post township, is situated in the central section of the county, 40 miles northeast from ...Read MORE...

1906
Pomfret, a post-village in Pomfret township (town), Windham co., Conn., on the New York, New Haven...Read MORE...


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