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Vernon-Rockville in the Twentieth Century (Images of America: Connecticut)

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At the close of the nineteenth century, Vernon was a rural town of diversified farms with the small chartered city of Rockville, a booming textile-manufacturing center, at its heart. By the close of the twentieth century, the town had become a bedroom suburb within the expanded Hartford metropolitan region. During this time, the textile mills that had sustained Vernon's ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 18th 2002 by Arcadia Publishing
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Jacob Blanck
Aug 01, 2016 Jacob Blanck rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Any resident of Vernon/Rockville, CT
With a follow-up of Vernon and Historic Rockville, this one is even better than the other volume. I really love this one the best.

What I really love in this volume is how Vernon grew from being rural to the suburban town. Before Vernon became a suburban town, most of the town was covered in land like many other rural towns and it had many farms in the area.

What I also love is how the growth of Vernon changed Rockville in a lot of perspective ways. This includes the decline in Rockville but some
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