North Branford and Northford, Connecticutt: 1950-1981 (Images of America Series)

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Between 1950 and 1981, North Branford was considered one of the fastest-growing communities in the Northeast. The population jumped from two thousand seventeen in 1950 to eleven thousand seven hundred in 1981. The town changed from a small, rural community to a residential suburb as farms gave way to subdivisions. New schools were built, new town services were instituted, and in 1971, a charter established a council-manager form of government. Existing churches expanded, a church was erected, and a new parish was...

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Overview

Between 1950 and 1981, North Branford was considered one of the fastest-growing communities in the Northeast. The population jumped from two thousand seventeen in 1950 to eleven thousand seven hundred in 1981. The town changed from a small, rural community to a residential suburb as farms gave way to subdivisions. New schools were built, new town services were instituted, and in 1971, a charter established a council-manager form of government. Existing churches expanded, a church was erected, and a new parish was established. Many organizations for adults and youth were founded. Several national, state, and local anniversaries were commemorated, and in 1981, the town celebrated the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of North Branford, including Northford, as a separate town from Branford.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738513430
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,375,457
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Janet S. Gregan, town historian, and Grace Rapone Marx, president of the Totoket Historical Society, have again collaborated to produce this sequel to their very successful North Branford and Northford: 1850-1950. More than two hundred photographs illustrate the changing face of North Branford and Northford during this thirty-one-year period.

Janet S. Gregan, town historian, and Grace Rapone Marx, president of the Totoket Historical Society, have again collaborated to produce this sequel to their very successful North Branford and Northford: 1850-1950. More than two hundred photographs illustrate the changing face of North Branford and Northford during this thirty-one-year period.

Janet S. Gregan, town historian, and Grace Rapone Marx, president of the Totoket Historical Society, have again collaborated to produce this sequel to their very successful North Branford and Northford: 1850-1950. More than two hundred photographs illustrate the changing face of North Branford and Northford during this thirty-one-year period.

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