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Encyclopedia > Quinnipiac Meadows

Quinnipiac Meadows is a neighborhood in the eastern part of the city of New Haven, Connecticut located on the Quinnipiac river and north of Fair Haven Heights. It contains a considerable wetlands area which is a nature preserve. There is also a dump nicknamed 'Mt. Trashmore'. A neighbourhood (in Commonwealth English) or neighborhood (in American English) is a geographically localised community located within a larger city or suburb. ... East is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... New Haven is the second-largest city in Connecticut, and is located in New Haven County, Connecticut, on New Haven Harbor, on the northern coast of Long Island Sound. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Other U.S. States Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell Official languages English Area 14,371 km² (48th)  - Land 12,559 km²  - Water 1,809 km² (12. ... The Quinnipiac River is a river in the New England region of the United States, located entirely in the state of Connecticut. ... For the Second World War frigate class, see River class frigate The Murray River in Australia A river is a large natural waterway. ... Fair Haven Heights is a neighborhood in the eastern part of the city of New Haven, Connecticut, located east of the Quinnipiac river. ... A subtropical wetland in Florida, USA, with an endangered American Crocodile. ... A modern landfill operation. ...


Notable sites

  • Quinnipiac River
  • Ross/Woodward School

List of streets

  • Assumption St.
  • Barnes Ave.
  • Clifton St.
  • Cranston St.
  • Cross St.
  • Daniel Dr.
  • Dell Dr.
  • Donna Dr.
  • Dump Rd.
  • Eastern St.
  • Ellis St.
  • Emily Rd.
  • Flint St.
  • Glen Haven Rd.
  • Hemingway Pl.
  • Kenny Dr.
  • Fiore St.
  • Foxon Blvd./Foxon Rd./Rt. 80
  • Foxon Hill Rd.
  • Gando Dr.
  • Hawthorne Rd.
  • Melrose Dr.
  • Middletown Ave.
  • Newport St.
  • Norwood Rd.
  • Oak Ridge Dr.
  • Palmieri Ave.
  • Pawtucket St.
  • Portland St.
  • Providence St.
  • Quinnipiac Ave./Rt. 103 (named for the Quinnipiack Native Americans)
  • Quinnipiac Ct.
  • Roosevelt St./Roosevelt St. Ext.
  • Scarboro St.
  • Smith Ave.
  • St. Anthony St.
  • Sunset Rdg./Blue Cliff Ter.
  • Westminster St.
  • Weybosset St.

The Quinnipiacks -- also spelled Quinnipiac -- were a Native American tribe of the Algonquin family who inhabited south-central Connecticut in the area around what is now the present-day city of New Haven and New Haven harbor. ... Native Americans (also Indians, Aboriginal Peoples, American Indians, First Nations, Alaskan Natives, Amerindians, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of The Americas prior to the European colonization, and their modern descendants. ...

Links

  • Connecticut Coastal Access Guide - Quinnipiac Meadows (http://www.lisrc.uconn.edu/coastalaccess/site.asp?siteid=720)
Neighborhoods of New Haven
Amity | The Annex | Beaver Hills | Church Street South | City Point | Downtown | Dixwell | Dwight-Edgewood-West River | East Rock | East Shore | Edgewood-West River | Fair Haven | Fair Haven Heights | The Hill | Long Wharf | Morris Cove | Newhallville | Prospect Hill | Quinnipiac Meadows | Upper State Street | West Rock-Westhills | Westville | Wooster Square

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Fair Haven Heights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (969 words)
From the time of the Quinnipiac (in their language, “long-water-land”) Indians, the oyster was not only an available food source but a major industry of the community, which was to influence the prosperity of the neighborhood during the nineteenth century.
Dragon in time came to include the eastern side of the river that belonged to East Haven, and came to be known as the Heights (because the bulk of that area is set on a huge, heavily wooded hill).
There are luxury condominiums along the Quinnipiac, modest small homes along Grand Avenue, and violence-ridden public housing projects at the summit of the hill.
The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1638 The Quinnipiac Indians (3722 words)
Although the Quinnipiac natives were allies of the New Haven settlers, as a tribe they held to their own beliefs and rejected Christianity throughout the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.
Because the Quinnipiac tribe was well situated on the coast with an adequate harbor, they were one of the coastal tribes of Connecticut that profited from beaver trade with the Dutch.
The Quinnipiac sold to Governor Eaton and his company of settlers all of their "pretended right" (according to the English) to a ten-mile square territory which embraced both sides of the New Haven harbor and the Quinnipiac River.
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