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Tunxis Indians

14 JAN 2016

© Photo by Joanne Lawson

Farmington’s history begins in the meadows by the Farmington River — fertile land that the Native Americans called Tunxis Sepus (“at the bend of the little river”). The Tunxis Indians, a sub-tribe of the Saukiogs, established a seasonal village in the meadows, where they fished, farmed, and hunted.

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