On August 22, 1914, Milford, Connecticut, celebrated its 275th anniversary. An estimated crowd of 20,000 celebrated on the Milford Green alongside open-air horseless buggies. The celebration started at sunrise with a cannon salute and the sounding of church bells and factory whistles. Milford just recently celebrated its 375th anniversary.
About the Author
Author Michael F. Clark was raised in and has spent most of his life in Milford. He believes that comparing the present to the past helps history become more real.