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Joel Barlow

The Hartford Wits

Eventually taking the name the “Hartford Wits,” some of the most influential figures of the 18th century got together to write poetry that documented the state of the times.

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Leatherman in Wallingford, 1880s

The Old Leatherman Alive in Our Memories

This enigmatic, solitary figure has captured the public imagination since the mid-1800s when he began walking a 365-mile interstate loop over and over again.

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Postcard of New London Bridge on Thames River, New London, Conn.

I-95 Reaches New London

The arrival of I-95 to New London brought tremendous change to the city’s infrastructure, as well as to its businesses and neighborhoods.

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The Wheeler & Wilson Ruffler

Wheeler & Wilson: A Stitchy Situation in Watertown

The Watertown firm of Wheeler & Wilson Manufacturing produced one…

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Timothy Dwight Provides Religious, Military, and Educational Services for a Young Country

Timothy Dwight was an influential preacher, poet, and educator who served as a chaplain during the Revolutionary War and later as the president of Yale College.

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When Milk Powered Watertown’s Industry

The story of the dairy industry in Watertown mirrors that…

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Over Time: Watertown’s Historical Population

January 3, 2014 • Hide Featured Image, Watertown

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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