The town of North Haven, located in the south central region of the state in New Haven County, lies on either side of the Quinnipiac River and is approximately 10 miles from the Long Island Sound. Incorporated in 1786, the town was originally part of New Haven. North Haven was mostly a farming community in the early- and mid-1800s, but the latter part of the century brought industry and new jobs to the town. By 1880, immigrants from Ireland, Germany, Italy, and Poland called North Haven home. Today, it is a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas.
Lippincott, Inc., in North Haven, was one of the most highly respected fine-arts metal fabricators in the country in the second half of the 20th century. …[more]
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