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The History of Ridgefield, Connecticut

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Location: Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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The History of Ridgefield, Connecticut

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter I. Purchase of The Township
  • Chapter II. Settlement of The Town
  • Chapter III. The Indians of Ridgefield
  • Chapter IV. Settlers rock
  • Chapter V. Colonial life and activities
  • Chapter VI. The Oblong
  • Chapter VII. Highways and stage coach routes
  • Chapter VIII. Town meetings and town affairs
  • Chapter IX. The French and Indian War
  • Chapter X. Revolutionary period
  • Chapter XI. The Battle of Ridgefield. Tryons invasion
  • Chapter XII. Further incidents of the Revolutionary War
  • Chapter XIII. The French troops
  • Chapter XIV Ridgefield men in the Revolutionary
  • Chapter XV. Individual records of Revolutionary soldiers
  • Chapter XVI. The Stebbins house
  • Chapter XVII. War of 1812
  • Chapter XVIII. Sarah Bishop, the hermitess
  • Chapter XX. The Congregational Church
  • Chapter XXI. St. Stephens Episcopal Church
  • Chapter XXII. The Ridgebury churches
  • Chapter XXIII. The Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Chapter XXIV. St. Marys Catholic Church
  • Chapter XXV. The Christian Science Society
  • Chapter XXVI. Peter Parley
  • Chapter XXVII. Minor Wars. The Seminole
  • Chapter XXVIII. The Civil War
  • Chapter XXIX. The World War
  • Chapter XXX. Fraternal and social organizations
  • Chapter XXXI. Associations and reminiscences
  • Chapter XXXII. Schools and libraries
  • Chapter XXXIII. Former industries of the town
  • Chapter XXXIV. Cemeteries
  • Chapter XXXV. Sketches
  • Chapter XXXVI. Personal and biographical sketches
  • Chapter XXXVII. Ridgefield of the present
  • From the records of vital statistics Ridgefield, Conn.
  • Index
  • "List of soldiers from Ridgefield in the world war": p. 326-340.
  • "Ridgefield men in the revolution": p. 137-145.
  • "Individual records of revolutionary soldiers": p. 147-196.


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  • <span id='Rockwell'></span>Rockwell, George Lounsbury. ''[[Space:The History of Ridgefield, Connecticut|The History of Ridgefield, Connecticut]]'' (Ridgefield, Conn., 1927) [ Page ].
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