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By Hamden Historical Society

ISBN-10: 1467121436

ISBN-13: 9781467121439

ISBN-10: 1531673007

ISBN-13: 9781531673000

on the flip of the twentieth century, the city of Hamden, Connecticut, �the Land of the dozing Giant,� was once a patchwork of small hamlets, mostly rural and agricultural. through the subsequent a hundred years, it will endure a dramatic transformation; as orchards and fields gave strategy to factories and subdivisions, Hamden�s inhabitants grew from just a couple of thousand before everything of the century to over 60,000. throughout warfare wishes, neighborhood industries just like the internet store manufacturing facility and excessive general production retooled to satisfy calls for. the center of the century observed the looks of a few of the 1st purchasing department stores within the kingdom, together with Hamden Plaza. significant universities attracted employees, households, intellects, and authors. Hamden was once the formative years domestic of poet laureate Donald corridor, the place of abode of playwright Thornton Wilder, and the birthplace of Ernest Borgnine. because the town�s range grew, the neighborhood confronted the demanding situations and possibilities of every new release and, unavoidably, its identification evolved.

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