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Encyclopedia > Yalesville, Connecticut

Yalesville is a village in Wallingford, Connecticut. It was formerly known as First Falls and later as Tyler's Mills. A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Wallingford is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ...


Geography

Coordinates: Latitude 41.49 & Longitude -72.82. Yalesville is located in the NW of Wallingford. Wallingford is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ...


The Quinnipiac River and Wharton's Brook run through Yalesville. The Quinnipiac River is a river in the New England region of the United States, located entirely in the state of Connecticut. ...


History

A Committee to locate a mill at the first falls on the Quinnipiac River between Wallingford and Meriden was held in September, 1686. In 1704 the mill was sold to William Tyler, and the community became known as Tyler's Mills. The mill and surrounding lands were sold to Charles Yale around a hundred years later, and the name of the village became Yalesville. The Quinnipiac River is a river in the New England region of the United States, located entirely in the state of Connecticut. ... Wallingford is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Meriden is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days. ... Events The League of Augsburg is founded. ... Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ...


In 1695, Yalesville residents grew tired of having to take a canoe across the river, so a bridge was built at Goats pains, the residence of Roswell Yale, in what is now Yalesville. In about 1800, the current bridge over the Quinnipiac River was built. Also around 1800, a school house was built in Yalesville. The current school house is the second one built on the site. Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... 1800 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Quinnipiac River is a river in the New England region of the United States, located entirely in the state of Connecticut. ...


 
 

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