Karen Mission Compound at Maulmain

Baptist Missionaries at Work in 19th-Century Burma

February 17, 2018

Justus Vinton was a missionary and humanitarian dedicated to spreading the Baptist religion around the world. Traveling throughout much of... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Belief, Expansion and Reform, Willington

Over Time: Willington’s Historical Population

March 28, 2014

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.  …[more]

Categories: Willington

Ashbel Woodward house, Franklin

Franklin’s Ashbel Woodward was a Battlefield Surgeon and Historian

January 20, 2014

Ashbel Woodward was a physician, historian, and farmer who spent most of his life serving the town of Franklin. For... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Civil War, Franklin, Health and Medicine, Historic Preservation, Willington, Work

Jared Sparks

A Willington Visionary Preserves the Nation’s Colonial Past

October 9, 2013

Jared Sparks was a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian who went on to serve as President of Harvard University in... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Education, Revolutionary War, Willington

Philip Corbin

Philip Corbin: Manufacturing A Legacy for New Britain

August 24, 2013

Born on October 26, 1824, in Willington, Connecticut, Philip Corbin was the third of 10 children. When Corbin was seven,... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Business and Industry, New Britain, West Hartford, Willington, Work

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