Weston in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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Peaking at 2997 in 1830, the population steadily fell of to 1117 in 1860, 840 in 1900, and 670 in 1930. The decline resulted from the loss of territory to form Westport and Easton, the opening of the richer Ohio farmlands, the rise of steam powered industry on the coast, and isolation from canals and railroads. Lyon's Plain and Valley Forge, once
Erected by the Town of Weston
The Weston Historical Society
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Erected 1977 by the Town of Weston, The Weston Historical Society, the Connecticut Historical Commission.
Location. 41° 12.111′ N, 73° 22.741′ W. Marker is in Weston, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Norfield Road 0.1 miles east of Weston Road (Connecticut Route 57), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in front of Weston Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56 Norfield Road, Weston CT 06883, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weston Vietnam War & Persian Gulf War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Roll Weston, Connecticut (within shouting distance of this marker); Norfield Grange World War II Memorial Wilton (approx. 2.6 miles away); Captain Clapp Raymond (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wilton Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wilton Roll of Honor (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hillside Cemetery World War Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weston.
Also see . . .
1. Town of Weston. (Submitted on May 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Weston, Connecticuton Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 810 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.