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Slavery After the American Revolution

The new nation that Farmington patriots fought for in the Revolution was founded on the principle that “all men are created equal … endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights,” …

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Prosperity Grows

As the number of industries grew in Farmington in the late 1700s, the town became increasingly prosperous. Factories manufactured linen, hats, leather goods, muskets, and buttons. There were several clockmakers …

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Old Stone School Building in West District in 1906 it was known as St. Simon's Chapel

The Old Stone Schoolhouse

The Old Stone Schoolhouse, at Red Oak Hill and Coppermine roads, was a schoolhouse  from 1790 to 1872. From 1875 to 1956, it was used as a chapel and community center. …

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