During World War I, the Town of Washington instituted a number of programs to increase food production and preservation to feed Allied armies and the European people,Read
Sherwood Island, Mount Tom, Macedonia Brook, and Kent Falls are among the earliest lands set aside as the parks movement took hold in the state.Read
The Sister Susie Society in Washington, Connecticut, started out as a reading circle but became a fundraising and World War I relief organization.Read
Orville Platt was a powerful Republican senator from Washington, Connecticut. He presented the Platt Amendment to Congress.Read
In 1850, this educator, prominent abolitionist, and outdoorsman founded The Gunnery, a school in Washington, Connecticut.Read
Tragic murders in 1780 that shocked the town of Washington and revealed humanity’s dark side.Read
Census data, from colonial times on up to the present, is a key resource for those who study the ways in which communities change with the passage of time.Read
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