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By Ron Gagliardi

Cheshire used to be verified through farmers in 1694 as a parish of neighboring Wallingford. it's a vintage New England city, outfitted round a important eco-friendly, graced by way of a white church with a tall, climate vane-topped, sentinel spire. Surrounded via the various state's major highways of this present day, the town's situation and folks have formed the lengthy and wealthy historical past of this proud Connecticut neighborhood. Cheshire chronicles the expansion of a small, Colonial farm city throughout the early 20th century. The booklet is an album of its famous voters and households and of its noteworthy websites and occasions. tales from 200 years of its historical past come to lifestyles on its pages. They contain the passage of the Amistad captives via Lock 12 on their option to stand trial in Hartford, the story of the wandering Leatherman, and rumors of gold buried within the heart of city. The book's centerpiece is a set of the works of E.W. threat, early lensman, that includes his images of Cheshire's parades, celebrations, and streetscapes, a few visible the following for the 1st time in print, in what could be the biggest assemblage of his craft in a single publication.

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