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1636 - Newington valley used by Wethersfield settlers as a source for pipe staves, building materials and pasture lands. Pipestave Swamp, Cow Plain and West Farms were early names for the area.

1671 - Land first divided among 76 Wethersfield householders. (The Mile-in-Breadth)

1677 - Permanent settlement in Newington began with the establishment of a sawmill at Mill Pond Falls.

1721 - Town legally named Newington (New Meadow Town) by the General Assembly of Connecticut.

1754 - Permanent boundaries of Newington established.

1871 - Newington incorporated on July 10, 1871.

1966 - Town Manager-Council form of government introduced.

1971 - Newington Centennial Anniversary observed.


The Connecticut Historical Commission

The Newington Centennial Commission


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