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Newington in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Newington, Connecticut

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
1. Newington, Connecticut Marker
Inscription.
Newington, Connecticut
1636 – Newington valley used by Wethersfield settlers as a source for pipe staves, building materials and pasture lands. Pipestave Swamp, Cow Plain and West Farms were early names for the area.
1671 – Land first divided among 76 Wethersfield householders. (The Mile – in – Breadth).
1677 – Permanent settlement in Newington began with the establishment of a sawmill at Mill Pond Falls.
1721 – Town legally named Newington (New Meadow Town) by the General Assembly of Connecticut.
1754 – Permanent boundaries of Newington established.
1871 – Newington incorporated on July 10, 1871.
1966 – Town Manager-Council form of government introduced.
1971 – Newington Centennial Anniversary observed.

The Connecticut Historical Commission
The Newington Centennial Commission
1971
 
Erected 1971 by the Connecticut Historical Commission and the Newington Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 41° 41.925′ N, 72° 43.431′ W. Marker is in Newington, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Cedar Street, on the left when traveling south
Newington, Connecticut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
2. Newington, Connecticut Marker
on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in the Center Green. Marker is in this post office area: Newington CT 06111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newington World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Newington Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); First U.S. Girl Scout Day Camp (approx. half a mile away); National Iwo Jima Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Brig. Gen. John Patterson House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Burgoyne Elms (approx. 2.4 miles away); Burgoyne Rest (approx. 2.4 miles away); Belvidere Area WWII Veterans (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Town of Newington. (Submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Newington, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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