Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (September 18, 2001)
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Canton and Collinsville lie fourteen miles west of the country capital, Hartford, alongside the Farmington River within the scenic Farmington Valley. integrated in 1806, town has grown from a farming neighborhood to a manufacturing unit city equipped round the Collins corporation, worldrenowned producer of axes and area instruments from 1826 to 1966. The last of the Collins corporation introduced a brand new period of swap and development to a suburban group of exact personality and beauty. Collinsville is across the world well-known as the best preserved nineteenth-century mill villages and is indexed at the nationwide sign up of ancient areas. Canton and Collinsville is a hundred-year landscape of Victorian lifestyles and its aftermath, with glimpses into neighborhood lives and occasions from 1866 via 1966. unique sections are dedicated to never-before-published photos of the Collins corporation and the devastating flood of 1955. additionally portrayed are the 1906 Canton centennial occasion, the construction of the Nepaug Reservoir Dam, Canton‚'s railroads, and historical houses and landmarks, together with church buildings, faculties, and native companies of the Collinsville ancient District and Canton. remarkable electorate, similar to Congressional Medal of Honor winner William Edgar Simonds, are featured in Canton and Collinsville.