Hamden, Connecticut, USA - Sleeping Giant State Park
Hamden, Connecticut, USA

Sleeping Giant State Park

"Two miles of mountaintop resembling a sleeping giant give this park its name, and make it a distinguishing feature on Connecticut's skyline with a designated Trout Park, ... Read MORE...


Hamden, Connecticut, USA - Town Hall
Hamden, Connecticut, USA

Town Hall

Hamden, Connecticut, USA - Around 1910
Hamden, Connecticut, USA

Around 1910

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Hamden, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Hamden, Connecticut, USA? 

Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Hamden is a lovely community of neighborhoods, a New England town, which perfectly blends urban and suburban living. With affordable homes, highly respected schools including a state-of-the-art high school, with a landscape rich in hills and walking trails and an abundance of shops and restaurants, Hamden is a wonderful place to live and an alluring place to visit.www.hamden.com/

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1819 - Hamden
Hamden is a small township centrally situated in the county, five and a half miles from New-Haven, and 32 from Hartford; bounded north by Cheshire and Wallingford, east by North-Haven, south by New-Haven and west by the West rock range of mountain, which separates it from Woodbridge. Its average...Read MORE...

HAMDEN, a township of Newhaven co., in Connecticut, U.S., 33 m. SSW of Hartford. Pop. 1,797.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
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New Haven, Conn., Jan. 30. - The 5 3/ 4 P.M. passenger train from this city, for Northampton, on the New Haven and Northampton Railroad, was thrown from the track, at Hamden, about four miles from this city, this evening, by a broken rail. Sixteen persons were injured. A wrecking train was sent to...Read MORE...

News  1889 - Unusual Suit
A New Haven, Ct., justice has just had an unusual suit brought before him. Miles Whitcomb, of Hamden, sues his uncle, Herman Skiff, to recover $400 for attending the funeral of the latter's wife. By the itemized account Whitcomb's claim covers railroad fees, services rendered in selecting a coffin...Read MORE...

Hamden, a post-township (town) of New Haven co.. Conn., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R.. 6 miles N. of New Haven, its banking point. It has manufactures of augers and garden-implements. Pop. in 1900, 4626.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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News  1922 - Acid Test
Hamden, Conn. - Literal application of the 'acid test' was made by burglars who ransacked the house of J. A. Gilles while the family was absent. The burglars carried acid with which to test the quality of the family plate and after discarding such silverware as did not measure up to the standards,...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Sarah Braddam (1731, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - , )

flag  Mary D. Dickerman (1793, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - 3 August 1857, Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben))
flag  Miles Dickerman (1784, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - 3 January 1867, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Joseph Gaudio (05/03/1911, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - 04/17/2002, New Haven, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

flag  Abigail Smith (bet. 1787-1790, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - aft. 1810, )
flag  Elizabeth Smith (abt. 1794, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - aft. 1810, )
flag  Isaac Smith (abt. 1791, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - 23 May 1831?, Woodbury, Connecticut?)
flag  Minot Smith (abt. 1787, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - 16 March 1858, Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA)
flag  Sherman Smith (24 November 1800, Hamden, Connecticut, USA - 29 February 1864, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)) gravestone

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