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In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock Marker and the Riverton Post Office image, Touch for more information
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock Marker and the Riverton Post Office
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock
In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock, (1795 – 1852), this village was once known as Hitchcocks-ville. Here he originated his chairs & cabinet furniture with Sheraton influence and in 1826 built his water powered mill employing a . . . — Map (db m29887) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — Lambert Hitchcock
In This Factory Lambert Hitchcock Made His Famous Hitchcock Chairs 1826 - 1840 — Map (db m29855) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — Riverton
-- Riverton -- Northeastern Gateway to the Litchfield Hills Old Hartford – Albany Stage Route Home of Hitchcock Chairs One Mile to Peoples Forest 1 1/2 Miles to Site of Barkhamsted Lighthouse Home Of L.A. Cooke War Governor Col. . . . — Map (db m29856) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — Riverton Farmington River: Wild & Scenic
In this Area in the Past..... Since the 1820s Riverton has been a vibrant part of the town of Barkhamsted. Riverton is located at the confluence of the Farmington and Still Rivers, which at one time provided the opportunity for water power . . . — Map (db m102107) HM

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