3 edition of Historical sketches of Meriden Connecticut found in the catalog.
Historical sketches of Meriden Connecticut
G. W. Perkins
|Statement||by G.W. Perkins|
|Series||Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 60951|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 117 p.|
|Number of Pages||117|
This Meriden Images of America book is a well-written pictorial essay. It has an amazing collection of pictures that document this once nationally-acclaimed industrial giant. You learn in this book that Meriden was an early colonial settlement on the ONLY road between the Connecticut Colony (at Hartford) and the port colony of New Haven/5(6). Like many towns in central Connecticut that found sustaining an agricultural economy difficult, Meriden had become a manufacturing town by the midth century. Despite large numbers of local industries going out of business by the start of the Civil War, two former peddlers, Horace and Dennis Wilcox, helped establish a lucrative silver industry in Meriden. Bringing together numerous .
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-- History. [from old catalog] Publisher West Meriden, F. Hinman Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Pages: Historical sketches of Meriden Connecticut by Perkins, George William, Internet Archive BookReader Historical sketches of Meriden [Connecticut]. Historical sketches of Meriden [Connecticut].
[G W Perkins] Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Perkins, G.W. (George William), Historical sketches of Meriden. West Meriden [Conn.]: Published by Franklin E. Hinman, (DLC)rc (OCoLC) Material Type.
Genre/Form: Local histories History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perkins, G.W. (George William), Historical sketches of Meriden [Connecticut]. History books on the Meriden area, including information on companies () An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource.
() - Perkins, G.W. Historical sketches of Meriden. Franklin E. Hinman: West Meriden. This book covers the history of Meriden, Connecticut. The lively narrative of the book is complemented by more than rare photographs and illustrations, including 16 pages of brilliant color.
The book will inform and delight longtime residents and newcomers alike.4/4(1). An Historic Record and Pictorial Description of the Town of Meriden, Connecticut and Men who Have Made it: Author: Charles Bancroft Gillespie: Compiled by: Charles Bancroft Gillespie: Publisher: Journal Publishing Company, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.
Meriden, in New Haven County, is located in south-central Connecticut, with the Quinnipiac River cutting through its southwestern portion. Formerly known as Industrialization brought a manufacturing boom and Meriden began producing everything from ivory combs, buttons, tinware, and cutlery, to coffee grinders and organs—though Meriden would eventually become famous as the Silver City.
In the s and s Meriden was a rural or suburban sector of the town of Wallingford. Situated halfway between the Connecticut Colony on the north (Hartford - Wethersfield) and the New Haven Colony on the south, it became a stopping place for colonists who traveled by horse or by foot.
Belcher Tavern was one of its well known resting places. Buy Historical Sketches of Meriden [Connecticut] Volume 2 by Perkins, George William [Fro at ISBN/UPC: Save an average of 50% on the marketplace.
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Provo, UT: Operations Inc, Historical sketches of Meriden (), by G. Perkins Art souvenir edition of the Meriden daily journal illustrating the city of Meriden, Connecticut, in the year () Meriden, Connecticut, Illustrated and Descriptive ().
Kent (Conn.) -- History Publisher Meriden, Conn., Printed by the Journal publishing co. Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language EnglishPages: The Meriden Historical Society Inc.
is a membership-supported non-profit organization uniting those who are interested in the history of Meriden, Connecticut. We operate two buildings: the Bernice C. Morehouse Research Center, located at Hanover Avenue, South Meriden, and the Andrews Homestead, at West Main Street, Meriden.
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Contributor: Perkins, G. (George William) Date:. Church manual: containing an historical sketch of the First Baptist Church, in Meriden, Conn. Connecticut State Library. Church records,First Congregational Church (Meriden, Connecticut) Family History Library Church records,irst Baptist Church (Meriden, Connecticut) Family History Library.Aero view of Meriden, Connecticut Perspective map not drawn to scale.
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