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Courtyard at New-Gate Prison

First New-Gate Prisoner – Today in History: December 22

December 22, 2019 • Crime and Punishment, East Granby, Law

On December 22, 1773, John Hinson the state’s first inmate…

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Courtyard at New-Gate Prison

First New-Gate Prisoner – Today in History: December 22

December 22, 2018 • Crime and Punishment, East Granby, Law

On December 22, 1773, John Hinson the state’s first inmate…

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Courtyard at New-Gate Prison

New-Gate Prison Breakout – Today in History: May 18

On May 18, 1781, the largest mass breakout in the…

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New-Gate Prison courtyard

Notorious New-Gate Prison

A failed Simsbury copper mine is now a national historic landmark in East Granby.

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Over Time: East Granby’s Historical Population

December 6, 2013 • East Granby, Hide Featured Image

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.

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