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Farmington Protests Intolerable Acts

The town was one of the first in the Colonies to respond to the British blockade of Boston harbor in 1774. A crowd of 1,000 gathered in Farmington for the …

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1846 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier "The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor"

A Revolution Begins

1846 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier “The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor” While the town began as a self-reliant farming community in the peaceful Farmington River Valley, its history has always been interwoven …

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