WHATS NEW?

The following has been added to the site since it's official launch on March 7th, 2007

September 10, 2016 - Added an alternative method of solar energy to page 20 in design guidelines in the Historic district section.

February 19, 2016 - Added John Fredsall to Outstanding Citizen Section

November - December 2015 - Building pictures of Harwinton Parades.

April 28, 2015 - Outstanding Citizen Section updated to include 2015 Recipient.

April 30, 2014 - Outstanding Citizen Section updated to include 2014 Recipient.

April 29, 2013 - Outstanding Citizen Section updated to include 2013 Recipient.

April 22, 2013 - The harwinton 275th Birthday parade pictures have been aded

October 7, 2012 - The Outstanding Citizen Section has been completed. There will be periodic "tweaks" to it but after nearly 6 months it is complete.

May 30, 2012 - The Harwinton Historical Society hosted a tour for some of our grammer school classes. This link is to some of the pictures that were taken.

April 2012 - Added a link to the Harwinton Outstanding Citizen Award Winners. This will be an on-going build.

March 2012 - Added updates on Historical Society Programs.

December 31st, 2011 - Added a short story about the New York Yankees visiting Harwinton Fair in 1907

December 30th, 2011 - Added the story of a Wicket game between Harwinton and Burlington in 1858.

December 29th, 2011 - Added the story of a 49'er from Harwinton.

December 5th, 2011 - Added My Memories of Lois Lenske and Art Covey by Joan Anderson Kirchner.

August 25th, 2011 - Added Harmony Hill in the 50's by Joan Anderson Kirchner.

April 14th, 2011 - Added a link to Harwinton Historical Society. See Navigation Bar on left.

March 31st, 2011 - The relocation of Harwinton House will be tracked on this web site. To follow it simply click on the button below.

January 4th, 2011 - A 90 day delay for the demolition of Harwinton House has been granted. See the following link: http://www.thedailynewcanaan.com/news/owners-seek-use-old-house-new-canaan

December 20th, 2010 - I have just been notified by the President of the New Canaan Preservation Allliance that the new owners of "Harwinton House" has made an application for demolition. A letter has been written to the building official asking for a 90 day delay. If there is anyone out there that may be interesting in moving one of Harwintons most historic houses back into town, please let me know asap and I will forward the information onto the proper personell. For details on the house, please click on "Harwinton House" in the navigation area to the left.

March 9th, 2010 - At the Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center located at 144 West Main Street in Waturbury - Growing Up in Fluteville and Campville:
A Conversation with Those Who Lived There
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Step back to a time when Fluteville and Campville flourished - a time before the flood control dam covered them with water. Life was simpler in these early 20th century New England villages, which consisted of only a few public buildings and a dozen or so farm houses. Join museum curator Cynthia Roznoy, Ph.D. and author Romily Cochrane Cofrancesco who set the historical stage as former Campville residents Arthur Kelley and Louella Barte share memories of growing up in the now lost villages.

March 1st, 2010 - Added Story of 1923 Annexation
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January 1st, 2010 - Added the 1972 Class Picture.
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Oct 4th, 2009 - Added phots of a tour of the Gurin home and the Historical Society's barn and schoolhouse by Spanish exchange students.
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Aug 19th, 2009 - Added the missing class picture from 1957. Thanks to Diane Strandberg Whelan for providing the information.
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June 5th, 2009 - Added "Harwinton Fair memory" in Childhood Memories. Click Here

June 5th, 2009 - Added "The Renaissance Woman" in Childhood Memories. Click Here

May 27h, 2009 - Added "The Skinner House" under articles of interest. Click Here

March 23rd, 2009 - Added Childhood memory of Growing Up On Harmony Hill Road by Francis Drake Lawrence.
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February 18th, 2009 - Added article on The Casting Campbells
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February 15th, 2009 - Added recollections of South Road
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December 1st, 2008 - Added a short article about the flood of 1867.
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November 30th, 2008 - Added short story on Drunk Driving incident in 1889. Click Here

July 5th, 2008 - Added summer display information for the T.A. Hungerford Museum. Click Here

June 6th, 2008 - Added the 2008 schedule for the T.A. Hungerford Memorial Library and Museum. Click Here

June 4. 2008 - Added a Childhood memory of Thomas Mahoney. A great one. Click Here

January 15. 2008 - Added the meeting schedule for the harwinton Historic Dictric and Historic Properties Commission. Click Here.

October 28, 2007 - Added 4 stories authored by Susan Barber Drummond in the Childhood Memories Section. Susan now lives in Anchorage Alaska. Click Here

October 23, 2007 - Added the story of the 1951 Harwinton Firemen Championship baseball Team. Click Here

October 22, 2007 - Added some pictures of the spanish exchange student tour. Click Here

October 16, 2007 - Updated the list of members of the Harwinton Historic District and Historic Properties Commission. Click Here

July 4, 2007 - Added a page about the T.A. Hungerford Memorial Library - Museum under the Harwinton Links section. Click Here

June 28, 2007 - Added a short story about the Bushwhackers. Click Here.

June 12, 2007 - Added information about Lloyd T Shanley's book of Vignettes. Click Here.

April 29, 2007 - Added more names to the 1956 graduation picture
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April 12, 2007 - Added additional pictures of Murphy Park to the article. (Click Here) Added a section under the "Early Schools" area for rememberances of the one-room schools. This includes many stories from the students themselves.

April 10, 2007 - Moved the link for class pictures to the "Early Schools" section. (Click Here)

April 2, 2007 - Added a plea for two members for the Historic District and Historic Properties Commission on the cover page for that section of the web site. (Click Here)

April 1, 2007 - Added area showing Harwinton Class Pictures. It's in "Early Schools" section.